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SFA to screen 'Digital Nation'

January 25, 2011 - Sylvia Bierschenk

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - As a part of its monthly independent film series, the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of "Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier" at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at The Cole Art Center @ the Old Opera House, 329 E. Main St. in downtown Nacogdoches.

Douglas Rushkoff's documentary was filmed for PBS' "Frontline" and first aired February 2010. The 78-minute film about our digital culture examines topics such as limited attention spans of multitaskers, computer gaming addiction, social relationships, virtual experiences and teaching with technology.

The film is sponsored in part by the SFA Department of Communication and Contemporary Culture and Nacogdoches Junior Forum. For more information, please call (936) 468-1131.