The Emoji Story

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Film Info
Runtime:81 min
Country Listing:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ian Cheney, Martha Shane


Starting out as a limited set of simple icons, emojis have now ballooned into a pop culture phenomenon. The colourful and fun ideograms are also changing the way we communicate with one another—they've become a language in their own right. Starting with their humble beginnings in Japan, go on a deep dive into the evolution of emojis and meet the secretive committee that decides which new icons make the cut. This thoughtful and charming doc also featurespeople around the globe fighting to make the language more representative of its users, prompting important questions about identity and inclusion in the age of digital communication.

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