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Chris James Champeau
Why Im Not On Pokemon Go

Filmmaker Brant Pinvidic sets out once again to understand a new phenomenon that has taken the world by storm, Pokemon Go. After discovering his 13-year-old daughter sneaking out of the house at night to catch Pokemon, Brant is catapulted into a hilarious journey of exploration and self-discovery.

Brant travels across the country, asking the big questions to family, die-hard Pokemon trainers and even celebrities. From a sit down with the first guy to “catch ‘em all”, to a visit with Dr. Drew, and even the absurdity of hunting for Pokemon in real life, Brant examines the pleasure and pain of Pokemon Go first hand in this revealing, humorous adventure.

As most parents of teenagers do, Brant struggles to connect with his 13 year old daughter. He immediately sees her obsession with Pokemon Go as one more roadblock in their already strained relationship. So he sets out to decide whether to embrace the madness or ban it from his family forever. Throughout this comedic and insightful tale, Brant confronts the world of Pokemon Go in his personal and thought-provoking style, all while connecting with his daughter in new and unexpected ways. This is film is a must see for Pokemon Go fans and anyone struggling with the pains of raising teenagers.