Beyond Bytes

Direction
Year 
2013
Country
  • Germany
Runtime
3min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

"Beyond Bytes" is an animated infographic explaining the internet in Iran between Freedom and Isolation. Internet access means access to information. In Iran, people are surfing through a filtered and censored internet. Private households are limited to painfully slow connections, while service providers are forced to filter the web, making thousands of websites inaccessible. Iran’s new Cyber Crimes Law is vague and unreasonable and is being used to inflict harsh punishments on computer users. Some Iranians however use technologies to break free of the ‘halal’ net.

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Details

  • Original Title
    Beyond Bytes
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Maral Pourkazemi, Florian Köhne, Bronwen Robertson
  • Cinematography
    Animation: Florian Köhne
  • Music
    Albrecht Schrader
  • Sound
    Florian Köhne, Hannes Hoepfner
  • Runtime
    3 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    2013
  • Country
    • Germany
  • Format
    • Colour

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