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UBIQUITY by Bregtje van der Haak


Some people get ill from the digital networks that surround us and decide to run. How does it feel to be caught in an invisible web?

The density of digital networks is increasing. But while the benefits of complete connectivity are obvious, there is some resistance as well. Some people feel besieged by the invisible networks and are hypersensitive to electromagnetic radiation. They get ill and decide to run away from modernity.
What does the world look like through the eyes of people that feel trapped by the digital networks? Where do they run to as the global web of cell towers closes in on them?

80' /  colour     

Original title: UBIQUITY
Dir: Bregtje van der Haak
Prod: BALDR Film - Katja Draaijer, Frank Hoeve
Sc: Bregtje van der Haak                                 
D.O.P.: Jean Counet
Completed: May 2018              
Language: Dutch, English, Japanese

Bregtje van der Haak:
DIGITAL AMNESIA (2014, doc), DNA DREAMS (2012, short doc) Awards: Grand Prix Film & Science Amsterdam, AAAS Scientist Award FF New York, AFTERMATH OF A CRISIS (2011, doc), CALIFORNIA DREAMING (2010, doc), SATELLITE QUEENS (2007, short doc), SAUDI SOLUTIONS (2006, doc), LAGOS/KOOLHAAS (2002, short doc).

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