The Realists is an innovative documentary project (a feature-length documentaryweb series and interactive, educational platform) exploring how technology and social media are impacting people’s self-esteem and self-image – and advocating for a mindful use of those new tools.

On social media you only present a curated image of yourself, you only present the best moments of your life, you don’t show when you’re sad. Everybody is doing that. We shouldn’t aspire to always be happy and always be perfect, we’re human. I think the world is forgetting how to be human.

Sara Melottiphotographer and content creator

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