published on January 12, 2018 - 1:44 PM
Written by The Business Journal Staff

Fresno Pacific University is offering free screenings of a documentary film at its Merced, Fresno, Visalia and Bakersfield campuses from January to April.

The film, “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age,” focuses on the issue of families and personal technology. The screenings were the idea Matt Gehrett, director of the M.A. in educational technology program at Fresno Pacific.

“As a father of a 20-year-old, 18-year-old and a 16-year-old, I have faced the challenges of the cell phone and the distraction that it has added to 21st century family life,” Gehrett said.

The screenings will include a discussion between audience members and Gehrett and Melanie Lewis, director of the M.A. in teacher librarian services program. Those interested in attending can reserve a place at FPU.edu/screenagers.

Screenings will be held at 9:00 a.m. on:

Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Bakersfield Campus

Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Visalia Campus   

Saturday, March 24 at the Merced Campus

Saturday, April 14 at the Fresno Campus.

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