Cyber-Seniors: Capturing the Real Senior Moment

Hi Everyone,

We’re excited to share that this month Cyber-Seniors was featured in the 17th issue of the NTEN: Change journal which focuses on “Digital Inclusion and Technical Divides.” This issue covers a range of perspectives from those at the forefront of bridging the digital divide: schools, libraries, city governments, and nonprofit organizations. Subscribe & download the March 2015 issue:
See below for the interview NTEN conducted with director and producer of the film – Saffron Cassaday and Brenda Rusnak
Cyber-Seniors: Capturing the Real Senior Moment
Interview with Saffron Cassaday and Brenda Rusnak, Cyber-Seniors Documentary
“Cyber-Seniors” is a humorous and heartwarming feature documentary that adds to the important international conversation about the growing generation gap. In this interview with its filmmakers, Saffron Cassaday and Brenda Rusnak, we learn how the film breaks down stereotypes about seniors, and narrates the connections between generations. Focusing on a group of senior citizens who take their first steps into cyber-space under the tutelage of teenage mentors, the film expertly renders a thought-provoking look at a spirited group of men and women who are enriched by digitally re-connecting with their families and each other. Read the full article here.