""Really? I didn't know they made film anymore! What is the point when you can just use your phone? It just seems so pointless now..."
Seems to me like they don't know what to make of it or how to respond to your preference. I usually answer I prefer the organic look of film to the clean digital look and that I want to be able to view my photos when I am older" Sometimes I wax poetics about the magic of the darkroom an image appearing magically on a white sheet of paper and the contemplativness of the process.