Chasing Childhood (2020): Official Trailer

In today’s world, free play in childhood has disappeared, giving way to unprecedented anxiety and depression. How can we give our kids the freedom to become their true selves?

Premiere Panel with Experts & Naomi Watts:

Following the film's online premiere at DOC NYC, a panel of experts with celebrity (and mom) Naomi Watts explored topics like parenthood, free play, success, and child development, discussing the potential for CHASING CHILDHOOD to create a culture change. 

DOC NYC Festival Panel with Experts & Filmmaker

How do you navigate parenting during Covid-19? Hear from the experts: superintendent of schools in Long Island Dr. Michael Hynes; author and co-founder of nonprofit Let Grow Lenore Skenazy; and Clinical Psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair in conversation with filmmaker Eden Wurmfeld.

Gold Coast International Film Festival Q&A with Peter Gray & Michael Hynes, among others 

Following our online screening at Gold Coast, experts from the film like Dr. Michael Hynes and Dr. Peter Gray got together (virtually) with mental health professionals and educators to discuss their own experiences with the film's themes, particularly the importance of free play and independence in childhood. 

Cleveland International Film Festival Roundtable

Directors Eden Wurmfeld and Margaret Munzer Loeb participated in conversation with the director of fellow Cleveland International Film Festival official selection Generation Growth on topics of children's wellbeing and education.