The Arrival of the Lonely Century—Finding Warmth in a Digital World
The population of single people is rapidly growing. Single-person households are becoming increasingly common. Senior citizens die alone. The problem of loneliness is more alarming than obesity. In 2018, the United Kingdom appointed a Minister for Loneliness. How do we get ready for the “lonely century?”
About the Documentary
The Age of Loneliness
Through interviewing British people across all ages—a 19-year-old high schooler, a 100-year-old senior, a divorced man, and a middle-aged single lady—Sue Bourne, the award-winning documentary director, helps us confront the issue of loneliness in modern-day society.