HBO sent out another reminder to the media that its documentary film about game addiction in South Korea will premiere on Monday, July 28 at 9:00 PM. The film, "Love Child," tells the story of two South Korean parents who were so addicted to the Korean MMO Prius that they neglected their three month old child to the point that he died. They were later charged by police.
The film explores the case in great detail, and consults with experts about Internet and video game addiction (it should be noted that both "addictions" are not recognized by mental health professionals in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere as "real addictions" like gambling or sex).
Love Child will have its national television debut on HBO on Monday, July 28 at 9:00 PM. The premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival (in the world cinema documentary competition).
The film will also air on July 29 (3:25 a.m.), July 31 (11:15 a.m., 6:00 p.m.), Aug. 3 (4:00 p.m.), August 5 (1:15 p.m.), and August 16 (8:30 a.m.) on HBO. Love Child can be seen on HBO2 July 29 (8:00 p.m.), Aug. 1 (6:00 a.m.), August 8 (5:10 a.m.), August 10 (11:15 a.m.), August 19 (10:20 a.m., midnight) and August 30 (3:15 p.m.). Naturally you can watch it on HBO GO after it airs on July 28...
The film is directed by Valerie Veatch and executive produced by T-Mobile CEO John Legere.
You can learn more about the documentary by visiting www.hbo.com.