Sleeping With Siri

“Sleeping with Siri” is an award-winning short documentary currently being featured at film festivals around the World.

Inspired by a high school's “Digital Blackout” campaign, where students went without Facebook, e-mail or texting for an entire week, journalist Michael Stusser explores both sides of the technological divide in “Sleeping with Siri.”

“Sleeping with Siri” was originally commissioned as an article for the Village Voice Media Group.

“Sleeping with Siri” won Best Film at the Big Easy International Film Festival, Best Short Documentary at the Rainier Indepedent Film Festival, Audience Favorite at the American Documentary Film Festival, and has been featured in dozens of festivals.

Stusser was recently interviewed about the film by Katie Couric:

The Article

Four of us were having a perfectly romantic evening when my friend mentioned a YouTube video he wanted to share...

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The Documentary

Press & Media

West Seattle Herald

The Herald has written a review of the article and film.

Michael Stusser's Sleeping with Siri is a cautionary tale; Documentary film about technology's effects.
Film picks up first award as best short documentary in New Orleans film festival

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The Seattle Times

Michal tells the Times about his experience doing a "techno-gorge" followed by a digital blackout.

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Q-13 Fox

Q-13 Fox Recently aired a segment on Michael's documentary film.

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