37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

The Anti-Social Network (Post Screening Discussion)


A discussion on social media’s impacts on our society with Roger McNamee, the high-profile Silicon Valley fund manager, venture capitalist, early Facebook investor and Mark Zuckerberg mentor who later wrote the book Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe; and Yael Eisenstadt, a noted national security expert who is a former CIA officer, diplomat, and an advisor to former Vice President and current Democratic candidate for President, Joe Biden; moderated by Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of Media Studies at UVA and a prominent cultural historian and author whose acclaimed works include Antisocial Media: How Facebook Undermines Democracy and The Googlization of Everything – And Why We Should Worry.


12:00 AM


Virtual Discussion