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Ryan Gosling, 'ReGENERATION' Trailer: First Look At Actor's Documentary About Today's Apathetic Youth

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 03/27/2012 1:16 pm Updated: 03/28/2012 12:59 pm

Ryan Gosling Regeneration

#ReGENERATION," produced and narrated by Ryan Gosling, is a documentary that takes a look at how political apathy among young people ultimately contributed to the Occupy Wall Street movement.

The film explores the widespread cynicism of today's younger generations and features some of the worlds leading scholars, activists, and media personalities, including Andrew Bacevich, Noam Chomsky, Talib Kweli, Kalle Lasn, Amy Goodman, Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9), and the late Howard Zinn. Those featured share insights on how the seedlings of ideas can transform into inspiring movements and incite change.

"#ReGENERATION" explores how education, parenting, and media can shape society, as the film traces the influence of these institutions on the generation's collective culture.

Each group the film features brings their own unique perspective to the forefront, from an inspired collective of musicians working outside the corporate system to a twenty-something conservative family about to welcome the birth of their second child. A group of five high-school students from the suburbs looking for their place in society is also profiled.

"#ReGENERATION" will have a limited release in theaters on May 3. It will also be available OnDemand and and in theaters anywhere across the country via crowd-sourced screenings at Tugg.com.

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