Movie Appreciation: The Social Dilemma 2023-24

This film explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.

Join us on 24 November 2023 (Fri) at 11:30am – 1:30pm to watch + discuss.

We tweet, we like, and we share — but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? Big Tech’s promise to keep us connected has given rise to unintended consequences like mental health issues, political polarization, and misinformation that is causing real-world harm.

As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.

Instructor: Ms. Agnes Lam

Agnes Lam is currently a lecturer of the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong teaching English journalism and overseeing a practicum programme in which her students from different places such as Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and Brazil are trained to produce English feature stories and news videos for a student publication, Varsity.

Date: 24 November 2023 (Friday)
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Venue: The Lounge, Wu Yee Sun College
Language: English

Fee: $100 deposit (Deposit will be refunded upon completion of the activity)
Deadline: 17 November 2023

* Please submit deposit in CASH to College Office (G03) by application deadline within office hours. First-come-first-served, time of deposit payment will be the determinant. 

Enquiries: Miss Jacqueline Lam ( / 3943 9774)