[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zykYyf970U[/youtube]CSI Associate Professor of Sociology-Anthropology Jeffrey Bussolini has appeared as “Feline Sociologist” in the VICE Media Film Lil Bub and Friendz, which won the Best Online Feature Award in the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.
The film investigates the popularity of internet cat videos and follows the story of disabled internet-celebrity cat Lil Bub. The film takes a serious look at the multi-million dollar social media phenomenon of cat videos, as well as at the underlying social and affective ties between humans and other animals.
View Lil Bub and Friendz on VICE Channel>
Film premiere article on EyeForFilm.co.uk>