Rife Reveals: Perils Of The Internet Generation


This year, Rife magazine teamed up with BFI Film Academy’s 2015 class of documentary makers to create four films about life for young people in Bristol.

This week, we look at hackers, their trilbies and internet privacy.

Meet Nepta (or Nathaniel to his mum) who is launching his campaign for internet transparency in this investigative report by Rife Reveals reporter Jess Connett. But will his campaign end up revealing all our secrets online? Or will his mum put the privacy setting back on the wifi.

Find out in this hilarious mockumentary.

This short documentary was made by young people on the BFI Film Academy programme delivered by Watershed.

The BFI Film Academy Bristol identifies and nurtures young talent (16-19-year-olds) so they have the skills and knowledge to thrive in the film industry.

Should we all have internet transparency? Are hackers spilling all our secrets? Are you for net neutrality? Let us know: @rifemag

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We offer paid internships and publish work by young writers, photographers, illustrators, and filmmakers from all sorts of backgrounds, helping them get into creative careers. Rife has reached over 8,000 young people through our workshops, over 220 young people have made stuff for Rife on topics ranging from mental health to identity to baked beans, and last year, over 200,000 people visited our website.

In these complex and uncertain times hearing from and supporting young people who are advocating for social change and contributing fresh perspectives has never been so important. 

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