A short film about the terrifying consequences of sexy selfies

This should be required viewing for high school freshmen. 

 

Molly McHugh

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Published Feb 22, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 5:35 pm CDT

The dangers of Snapchat, sexting, and selfies are all-around us. Every day someone’s getting arrested or outed thanks to leaving their digital trace somewhere, so it’s no surprise that sharing incriminating photos can have consequences. But the new short film, SELFIE, makes the aftermath just a little scarier. 

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SELFIE is a companion piece to director Ben A. William’s other short, called SLR. SLR focuses on the other side “selfies,” meaning the person looking at them. More specifically, it’s about someone obsessed with voyeur pornography. 

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You can watch SELFIE below and read more about how William’s team created the movie, which is currently a Vimeo Staff Pick, here

Screenshot via SELFIE/Vimeo 

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*First Published: Feb 22, 2014, 4:25 pm CST