“TRUST ME” is a documentary exploring human nature, information technology, and the need for media literacy.
The world is doomed. Or, is it?
The truth is, it’s still a great time to be alive.
TRUST ME is a documentary film that shows how an avalanche of negative news and mis-information is making us all terrified of the world. This has led to mistrust of others, which further leads to racism, polarization, mental health disorders and even crime.
Sensational media take advantage of our survival instincts to earn more clicks and ad revenue with scary and shocking headlines - many of which aren't even true – and we’re enabling them each time we share.
When our fear goes up, our trust comes down. When people don't trust each other, they don't help each other and progress stalls. We become farther apart.
TRUST ME uses stories, facts and experts to show us where the world really stands and the right way to consume media.