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Directed byDelaney Ruston
Produced byDelaney Ruston, Scilla Andreen, Lisa Tabb
Screenplay byDelaney Ruston
Music byPaul Brill
CinematographyDelaney Ruston
Release date
  • January 25, 2016 (2016-01-25)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States

Screenagers is a documentary created and directed by Delaney Ruston, a physician and film director, to describe growing up in a tech saturated world where it is her opinion that balance needs to be drawn between screen time and screen free time.[1][2][3] In the documentary, filmmaker Delaney Ruston must decide if she should give an iPhone to her teenage daughter.


  1. ^ Jolly, Jennifer (March 15, 2016). "In 'Screenagers,' What to Do About Too Much Screen Time". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "The drug-like effect of screen time on the teenage brain". PBS. May 4, 2016.
  3. ^ Patinkin, Felicia (February 4, 2016). "'Screenagers' Documentary Examines Impact of Screens and New Tech on Kids' Development". ABC News.

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