Stories make the world: reflections on storytelling and the art of the documentary, by Stephen Most
November 13, 2017
Since the beginning of human history, stories have helped people make sense of their lives and their world. 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.