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Sundance Film Festival follow up: CATFISH

Article: Sundance Film Festival follow up: CATFISH

In the last year since its debut at the Sundance Film Festival’s Spotlight section, filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman have spent some of their time basking in the overwhelmingly positive reaction to CATFISH, but most of their time defending its veracity. CATFISH documents the relationship between Schulman’s brother Nev and Megan, a girl he…

CATFISH and "The Facebook Generation"

Article: CATFISH and "The Facebook Generation"

Some members of an older, disapproving generation have dubbed the young, tech-savvy, internet-reliant, social network-loving population ‘The Facebook Generation’. But if CATFISH teaches us anything it’s that the phenomenon of virtual relationships can’t be isolated to any one age group; it’s a multi-generation sensation. In fact, Facebook’s fastest growing demographic is the 65+ club, with waves of grandmas, grandpas and retirees joining up to stay in touch.