Preview – Born Digital: First Cuts

Born Digital Janitor of Lunacy
Picture Shows: Janitor of Lunacy (JOSH COOK), Girl (EMIKA OHTA) Girl and Janitor sat on bed in Girl’s bedroom. Image Credit: BBC/Plimsoll Productions/Umi Ishihara.

This show is the first in a season of programmes on BBC Four marking 30 years of the World Wide Web.

Born Digital is a collection of 11 short films, fictional and non-fictional, looking at how the web has changed our lives. These films include Toni_with_an_i, about a teenager dealing with bullying at his school; Janitor of Lunacy, about a woman who becomes obsessed with a BDSM account; Have We Met Before? which deals with how the internet has changed relationships between gay men; and Outlying, concerning an isolated community that is about to get super-fast broadband.

Born Digital: First Cuts is on BBC Four at 22.00.