What happens when six strangers from different walks of life respond to an online ad to meet someone new for the first time in front of a camera?
A social experiment that unpacks first impressions and connecting with others, this short documentary explores what it means to connect IRL ('in real life') during the age of social media. See what emerges when six brave people open up and take the chance to connect with someone they would not otherwise ever meet.
connectIRL premiered on 1 September 2019 at the Sydney Opera House's Antidote, a festival of ideas, action and change. It was produced as part of Go Viral!, a Screenworks initiative delivered in partnership with Create NSW and Co-Curious.
Sheila Ngoc Pham produces alongside Vonne Patiag.
Watch the film here.