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Cyber-Seniors

By Amanda Nojadera, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Technology connects generations in charming documentary.

Movie NR 2014 75 minutes
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It's refreshing to see technology and social media represented in a positive manner. Cyber-Seniors shows how essential it is for everyone to be able to communicate clearly and stay connected. Teens are often criticized for relying too much on social media, but the Cyber-Seniors program gives them the chance to share their knowledge, while allowing both generations to practice their communication skills -- online and off.

Cassaday captures plenty of humorous moments -- like one cyber-senior trying to go to the URL "email.com" to send an email -- during the learning process, but the scenes of families connecting via Skype and Facebook are the most heartwarming aspects of this charming documentary.

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