This short film is about a student’s documentation of his stolen phone’s journey after it was stolen.
A Dutch film student, Anthony van der Meer, wanted to know more about the underworld of snatched handsets. So he outfitted a burner Android with Cerberus, an anti-theft app that allows a device to be controlled remotely.
According to Anthony, “In the Netherlands, 300 police reports a week are filed for smartphone-theft.”
So he set out to know the following: What kind of person steals a phone? And where do stolen phones eventually end up?
Watch and be enlightened.