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Daily Mail Online
– “Senior citizens learn how to use the internet from teen mentors in hilarious and touching new film”

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Los Angeles Times – “Affable and optimistic” – Robert Abele

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New York Times – “A likable intergenerational tale with a bit of unexpected pathos” – Neil Genzlinger

Village Voice
Village Voice – “Touching.” “Will Make You Want to Accept That Friend Request from Grandma.” – Katherine Vu

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NBC News – “Alternately charming, humorous and poignant” – Maria Shriver


Huffington Post – “Must see movie” “I’ve never been to a theatre where the crowd was howling with this level of laughter.” – Veronika James

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LA Weekly – “If there’s a film that will make you want to finally accept that friend request from your grandparents, this one is it.”

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The Hollywood Reporter – “The technological divide between young and old is bridged in this sweetly moving documentary.” – Franck Scheck

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Indie Wire – “Weekly Update for May 9: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You”

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The Christian Science Monitor
– “At long last, here is a movie for people who still think a mouse is a rodent and not a computer device.”


The Insider – “Cyber-Seniors Feature”

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Common Sense Media – “Parents need to know that Cyber-Seniors is an upbeat documentary that shows how technology can be used to connect generations.”

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CTV News
“This looks wonderful!”
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CFUV 101.9 FM – “The film is beautifully done.”

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CBC – “Helping Seniors Surf the Web”

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CBC News
– “Two teenagers have created a unique volunteer project to help seniors get online keep in touch with others.”

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CBC Radio
– It’s a new initiative that encourages young people to help seniors embrace the world of technology”
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ICI Radio-Canada – “Des ados enseignent les nouvelles technologies aux ainés.”

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Huffington Post
– “Media Literacy is Key for People of all ages”

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CHEX Daily – Teresa Kaszuba speaks with Krista English, Executive Director of the Reframe Film Festival.

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– “There is a program in St. Catharines that is designed to help seniors use the Internet – and it’s creating some impressive results.”

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Zoomer Radio – “It was the culmination of a long process. After teaming up with young mentors to learn how to navigate the Internet, twenty Zoomers competed in the Cyber-Seniors Corner Video Competition.”

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CBC – Guest host Jane Hawtin spoke with Brenda Rusnak, who’s involved with the Cyber-Seniors project and is the executive producer of the Cyber-Seniors’ documentary.

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CityNews Toronto – “Senior citizens in Toronto have embraced YouTube as a way to share their stories.”

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CityNews Toronto – “Students help seniors navigate cyberspace”


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The Awesomer
– “Cyber-Seniors helps senior citizens learn to use the Internet.”

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Access Atlanta
– “The Atlanta Film Festival proudly presents one of its stand-out films from the 2014 festival as a week-long run at the Plaza Theatre!”

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The Effervescent Bubble
-“Cyber-Seniors” On a Roll

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Global TV – “What happens when a group of senior citizens get a tour of the world wide web – courtesy of some teenage tour guides?”

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The Globe and Mail
– “There’s an easygoing humour and spiky authenticity to their interactions that will ring familiar to anyone who has tried to help an elder embrace technology.”

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Toronto Star
– “The young mentors and their senior protégés — include delightful characters who get in their share of quips.”

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The Film Corner
– “The power of computers and the internet should be available to those who could benefit from it.”

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The Arts Guild
– “This heart warming story reveals not only the challenges that the seniors face in learning a new skill, but also the changing opinions of the young mentors with whom they work.”

Dork Shelf – “A satisfying feel good film with keen insight and a light tone that people of any age can jive with.”

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Fast Company
– “‘Cyber-Seniors’ showcases the creative potential of the over-65 set”

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– “Cyber Seniors Shows Grandmas How Not to Be Scared of the Internet”

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South Shore Senior News – “Cyber Seniors’ Documentary to Premier in Boston”

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Senior Planet
– “Cyber-Seniors: Crossing the Digital Divide With Teachers Who Roll Their Eyes” –

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– “A Talk with Cyber Seniors Director Saffron Cassaday “

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AARP New York – “FREE Film Screening: Cyber-Seniors. Connecting Generations”

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The New York Times: The New Old Age Blog – “They’ve Deleted Their ‘Spacebook’ Profiles”

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Women and Hollywood – “Guest Post: Bridging the Generational Gap Through Technology”

Wake Up With Al – “Seniors Learn Today’s Technology”

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Cinemit – “Interview: Cyber Seniors Director Saffron Cassaday

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Wall Street Journal Live – “Want to See Someone Teach a Grandmother to Use Facebook?”

Dr. Joy Browne Show – Interview with Dr. Joy Browne

NPR “Morning Edition” – “The Making of ‘Cyber-Seniors’ Spurs Competitive Videos”

MovieBoozer – “This movie makes you want to call Grandma or Grandpa. Or even better, Skype them.”

Film Journal International – “Inspirational.” “Wise and downright funny.”

The blot – “A story of connections and celebrations”

Screen Invasion – “Cyber-Seniors hits you in the feels.” ““The talent that it took to balance all of these factors and to put forth a film so beautiful and meaningful is incredibly impressive.  Saffron Cassaday is one to watch.”

Spirituality & Practice – “This documentary proves that you can most definitely teach old people new tricks, and we all can enjoy witnessing the process.”

The Film Stage – “Positive, optimistic and uplifting.”

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Gadi Elkon – “A moving and enlightening doc.”

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Seniors for Living – “Documentary Film Star ‘Cyber-Seniors’ and Teenage Mentors”

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ParentsCanada – “Cyber-Seniors documentary kicks off grass roots campaign”

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– “I double dog dare you not to crack a smile.”

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Film Courage – “Teaching Seniors how to use the Internet”

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Movie Reviews from the Dark
– “As the world has become more connected, the greatest generation is being left behind in a cloud of digital dust.”

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West Hawaii Today – “A documentary chronicling senior citizens as they learn how to use the Internet from teenage mentors”

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Kenosha News
– “A documentary chronicling senior citizens as they learn how to use the Internet from teenage mentors.”

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Glendale News Press – ‘Cyber-Seniors‘ is fun look at seniors bridging digital divide

Hollywood Jesus – “The selling point for learning to be online is being able to be connected with family and friends.” 

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Cinemacy – “A heartwarming story that proves old dogs can learn new tricks, and then brag about it on Facebook.”

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CJRS News – “Exclusive look at the hottest documentaries from home and abroad.”

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Film Intuition
– “Serving up an altogether wise, poignant and inspiring journey”

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Deadline Hollywood
– “Pic takes a candid and humorous look at the victories and challenges seniors face as they work with teenagers to brave the digital world”

Center Stage with Mark Gordon – Live Interview with Director Saffron Cassaday.

Trust Movies – “This is a documentary that needs to be seen”

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Wild About Movies
– “A humorous and heartwarming documentary feature.”

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New York Times
– Summer Movie Release Schedule

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Los Angeles Times
– Complete List of Summer Sneaks Films

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Screen Daily
– “ Partners Unite for Cyber-Seniors tour”

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Good News Shared – “Do you remember the first time you used the Internet? In this great video made by Cyber Seniors, a 90 year old woman tells others about her amazement in finding her childhood home on Google Earth.”

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Arizona Daily Star
– “Proving you’re never too old to learn something new!”

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HLNTV Online
– “Watch teens teach seniors to use the Internet!”

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– “Cyber-Seniors’ Documentary Delights, Warms and Informs”

SHAW TV Victoria – “Sometimes we take for granted how magical the internet is”

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CTV News Vancouver Island  – “One of the most popular films on the schedule is a documentary called Cyber-Seniors.”

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JTM Games
– “What makes this program unique is that it encourages youth to mentor someone older.”

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Time Colonist – “Eadie, punctuating almost everything she says with laughter, is an endearing character who eagerly embraces the Internet and even inspires a lively seniors YouTube competition.”

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– “Cyber-Seniors is a comedic, character-driven documentary that follows a group of senior citizens as they learn to use the Internet through the guidance of teenaged mentors.”

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JTM Games
– “Viewers cannot help but smile.”

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– “Seniors and teenagers realize that they have a lot more in common than they thought.”

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– “Many seniors liked searching for and listening to some of their favourite old songs and were amazed at what they could find online.”

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The Peterborough Squirrel
– “The striking differences between the two generations led to some very funny moments and misunderstandings.”

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My Kawartha – “Students gain valuable leadership skills while earning community service credits required by many high schools to graduate.”

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Cottage Country Connection
– “This humorous and heart-warming feature documentary follows the story of the pioneering group of cyber-seniors as they discover the wonders of the world-wide-web with the help of teenage mentors.”

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– “The initiative began after the sisters saw how the Internet transformed their grandparents’ lives.”

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– “The Cyber-Seniors Program fosters digital citizenship amongst our youth, which is a key priority for our education system.”

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CanCulture Online Magazine
– “The need for this for this type of initiative in Canada is often underestimated.”

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– “In addition to being innovative, unique and very entertaining, “Cooking with Shura” is also a multi-generational video.”

St. Catherines Standard – “I would love that. It would be really something to be able to keep up with modern technology.”

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InsideToronto – “I feel privileged to have met everyone”

Screen Shot 2014-05-08 at 12.50.16 PM – “Have you ever made a grilled cheese sandwich with an iron or cooked corn on the cob in a kettle? Toronto senior Shura certainly has!”

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InsideToronto – “One of the goals of the documentary is to inspire young people to teach someone older.”

Screen Shot 2014-05-08 at 12.47.52 PM – “Have you noticed more seniors are using the Internet? You could thank the Cyber-Seniors Program.”