|Title||:||Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology (2011)|
|Release||:|| 2013-03-11 (DVD)|
|Cast||:||Peter Coyote Tiffany Shlain Dale Andrade Zbigniew Brzezinski Corrado Cantatore|
|Genre||:||Documentary Special Interest|
With wonderful heart and an impressive sense of scale, Tiffany Shlain's vibrant and insightful documentary, Connected, explores the visible and invisible connections linking major issues of our time-the environment, consumption, population growth, technology, human rights, the global economy-while searching for her place in the world during a transformative time in her life. Employing a splendidly imaginative combination of animation and archival footage, plus several surprises, Shlain constructs a chronological tour of Western modernization through the work of her late father, Leonard Shlain, a surgeon and best-selling author of Art and Physics and The Alphabet Versus the Goddess. With humor and irony, the Shlain family life merges with philosophy to create both a personal portrait and a proposal for ways we can move forward as a civilization. Connected illuminates the beauty and tragedy...