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Title Web junkie [(DVD) videorecording] / Shalm Productions, Know Productions present ; in association with Yes Docu, Impact Partners, Warrior Poets, Chicken & Egg Pictures ; directed by Shosh Shlam, Hilla Medalia ; produced by Hilla Medalia, Shosh Shlam, Neta Zwebner-Zaibert.

Publication Info. [New York] : Kino Lorber edu, [2014]
New York, NY : Distributed by Kino Lorber, Inc.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  616.85 WEB    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, 1.78:1 16 x 9 presentation.
Language In Chinese with English subtitles.
Credits Edited by Enat Sidi ; director of photography, Sun Shaoguang ; music, Ran Bagno.
Note Film gives production company as 'Shalm Productions', should read 'Shlam Productions'.
Originally produced in 2013.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Summary "Internet addiction is now a global issue, and China is the first country to classify it as a clinical disorder. Web Junkie (directed by Hilla Medalia and Shosh Shlam) takes audiences inside a Beijing treatment center and explores the cases of three teenagers who suffer from this 21-century disorder. The program admits children between the ages of 13 and 18, and forces them to undergo military-inspired physical training and comply with monitored sleep and food standards. Despite such conditions, parents voluntarily send their children to the treatment center and relinquish personal involvement. But as these young teens struggle with online withdrawal and a controversial treatment, questions about the nature of addiction, emotional attachments and cure come to the fore. Ultimately, Web Junkie provides a microcosm of modern Chinese life and takes a hard look at one of the symptoms of the so-called Internet age"--Publisher's website.
Subject Internet addiction in adolescence -- China -- Videodiscs.
Internet addicts -- Rehabilitation -- China -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Chinese language materials
Genre Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Chinese language materials.
Added Author Shlam, Shosh, film director, film producer.
Medalia, Hilla, film director, film producer.
Zwebner-Zaibert, Neta, film producer.
Sidi, Enat, editor of moving image work.
Shlam Productions, production company.
kNow Productions, production company.
Yes Doco (Television channel : Israel), production company.
Impact Partners (Firm), production company.
Warrior Poets (Firm), production company.
Chicken & Egg Pictures (Firm), production company.
Kino Lorber Edu (Firm), publisher.
Kino Lorber, Inc., film distributor.
Standard No. 738329156626
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