Saturday 30th November | Zaal 2 | 15:30 - 17:00
It’s common to have an online and offline personality nowadays. We are enjoying the benefits of online life with things such as Tinder, Instagram, and gaming. But, are we aware of what can happen in this other reality, and how it can influence our daily lives?
The film screening contains violent and graphic images
THIS SCREENING CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING FILMS
Rats & Slaves
Anthony van der Meer | Documentary, Online Crime | 36:30 | The Netherlands
Most people consider themselves safe from hackers by using the latest antivirus software. However, it turns out to be child’s play to hack into your computer. While you’re reading this, a worldwide and active market is working on remotely gaining access to computers. Someone might be watching you through your webcam in your living room at this very moment.
Ismeal Joffroy Chandoutis | Documentary, Animation, Gaming | 21:15 | France
Online players describe their struggles with "swatting", a life-threatening cyber-harassment phenomenon that looms over them whenever they play. Some game trolls in the United States make a sport of getting other players “swatted” live during the game. The next thing you know, a SWAT team armed to the teeth is bursting into your house and giving you the fright of your life. This is all streamed live on camera.
Vincent Sparreboom | Documentary, Experimental, Identity | 13:00 | The Netherlands
While on the verge of a manic episode, the mother of the director gets involved in a suspicious internet relationship. When the director finds out this is a dating scam, he takes on the role of a protective parent over his mother, revealing the reversed roles that have developed over the years...
People of the Wasteland
Heba Khaled | Documentary, War, Human Rights | 21:10 | Syrian Arab Republic
In the chaos of war, the lines between right and wrong become blurred. This exclusive Go-Pro footage from inside war aims to remind us that in a territory where the landscape and the people are ephemeral because of war, only the camera can remain alive, and only the image of a certain moment can remain eternal.
The film contains violent and graphic images