Item Details

Almost Real [videorecording]: Connecting in a Wired World

produced by the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Ann Shin ; producer, Gerry Flahive
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Focuses on a few individuals for whom the Internet has become a lifeline, a way to connect with like-minded souls in surprising ways: a cyber punk based on an anti-aircraft rig who operates the world's first rogue Web server, a monk developing "wireless prayer technology" and a gamer who re-creates himself in an online game. Commentary by sci-fi writer William Gibson, virtual reality creator Jaron Lanier and "post-national" writer Pico Iyer.
Director
Ann Shin
Release Date
2002
Run Time
47 min.
Language
Closed-captioned. A decoder is required
Notes
Videocassette release of a 2002 production.
Credits
Director of photography, Michael Grippo ; editor, Sarah Bachinski.
Published
Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, c2003.
Publisher no.
C9102 157 National Film Board of Canada
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videocassette (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC], Dolby surround stereo.
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