The story of YouTube is both inspirational and cautionary.
Starting as a humble video-sharing tool in the attic of a pizza restaurant, it has grown exponentially (under parent company Google) to become the most ubiquitous and powerful media platform in the world. It is a paradox of democracy and power, of independence and influence, of freedom and of manipulation.
Alex Winter’s boisterous essay film takes a deep dive down the internet’s ultimate rabbit hole, interrogating all aspects of the internet phenomenon, which seems to both reflect and shape much of our lives.
Followed by a Q&A with Director Alex Winter and Producer Gale Anne Hurd.