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  • The Internet’s Own Boy – Crafting the Face of a Message

    2nd Dec 2019 by

    In this post, I explore Brian Knappenberger’s documentary ‘The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz’ – how its portrayal of Swartz; his political beliefs, his personality, his humanity, help craft him as an empathetic figure, while also exploring how Knappenberger uses him as the face of the film’s political messages and undertones so they are easier to support.

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The Internet’s Own Boy – Crafting the Face of a Message

In this post, I explore Brian Knappenberger’s documentary ‘The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz’ – how its portrayal of Swartz; his political beliefs, his personality, his humanity, help craft him as an empathetic figure, while also exploring how Knappenberger uses him as the face of the film’s political messages and undertones so they are easier to support.

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