Stories Make the World

Stories Make the World
Author : Stephen Most
Publisher : Berghahn Books
Total Pages : 288
Release : 2017-06-27
ISBN 10 : 9781785335754
ISBN 13 : 1785335758
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stories Make the World Book Description:

Since the beginning of human history, stories have helped people make sense of their lives and their world. Today, an understanding of storytelling is invaluable as we seek to orient ourselves within a flood of raw information and an unprecedented variety of supposedly true accounts. In Stories Make the World, award-winning screenwriter Stephen Most offers a captivating, refreshingly heartfelt exploration of how documentary filmmakers and other storytellers come to understand their subjects and cast light on the world through their art. Drawing on the author's decades of experience behind the scenes of television and film documentaries, this is an indispensable account of the principles and paradoxes that attend the quest to represent reality truthfully.


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