YOUTH & SOCIAL MEDIA
Saturday 5 October
A special afternoon screening for teenagers and parents alike that will be dealing with the issues of the risks that social media pose to young people.
Hope You’ll Die Next Time :), the first feature by the Hungarian director Mihály Schwechtje, focuses on the very hot topic of teenagers’ social media habits and the risk of cyberbullying. The characters are victims of modern society who navigate the immense flow of information affecting them each day. They may only communicate superficially with their parents, who are always busy, but the real emotional world only reveals itself in the social media.
The screening will be followed by a discussion on ‘Youth & Social Media’ focused on the risks of social media for young people, including cyberbullying and grooming. In the presence of the director of the film, Mihály Schwechtje, Philipp Sischka, researcher from the Luxembourg University and expert on related topics, and Joanne Goebbels, coordinator of the International Classes at the Athénée de Luxembourg. Moderated by Ranka Šarenac, Luxembourg-based psychologist, FamilyLab trainer and family counsellor, founder of the Center for Mutual Education “SeeMe” in Montenegro.