Irish Film Institute -Catfish



U.S.A., Documentary, 2010, 84 Mins

Filmmakers Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost sense a story unfolding as they begin to fi lm the life of Ariel’s brother, Nev, a photographer and avid social networker. Th eir project begins when Nev receives a mysterious package from an eight-year-old girl called Abbey. Nev is charmed and immediately begins a Facebook correspondence. Ariel and Henry have no idea that their project will lead to the most
exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives as they unravel an intriguing facebook mystery. A reality thriller that is a shocking product of our times, Catfish is a riveting story of love, deception and grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue. If you liked The Social
Network, you’ll love this!

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