A deep-dive into the data-sphere and the dark heart of the internet.
In 2020, Google and Facebook together made $268 billion dollars.
Amit Patel is the reason why.
But he disappeared, over a decade ago.
Where did he go?
Why did he go?
And where is he now?
Freight Theatre present the short film of their stage show, Move Fast and Break Things, filmed over three days at the Blue Elephant Theatre in South London.
Blending theatrical and cinematic styles, it’s a quirky, sinister and surprising excavation of the internet as we know it today. From the birth of targeted advertising at Google in the late nineties to the offices of content moderators - workers who clean up the dark underbelly of the internet on our behalf - it’s an unforgettable story, told through different styles including movement and monologue.