• Documentary
  • 3 episodes x 20 minutes + 1 episode x 52 minutes

Popularized by new technologies, emojis are everywhere. First created in Japan over 20 years ago, they're now ubiquitous in our everyday conversations across all screens. Emoji-nation reflects on the impact these tiny emotive characters have had on language in the digital age.


Jennifer Daniel, Stéphane Bortzmeyer, Shigetaka Kurita, Jennifer 8. Lee, Rayouf Alhumedhi, Keith Winstein, Mark Davis, Marcel Danesi, Yasuo Kida, Evgeny Morozov, Pierre Halté and O'Plérou


Stéphanie Cabre

Production Co.

Arte and Urbania (co-production)


July 21, 2021


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