Why Do Stories Matter? Personal Connection

by Joe Lazauskas
Why do stories matter? If you think about it enough, you’ll likely come up with a very personal answer—a story that changed your life in some way. For a new storytelling mini-series, we gave four filmmakers or producers an open-ended assignment: Create a one- to two-minute film that interprets and answers that critical question, “Why do stories matter?” The first edition was h ...Read the full article

Why Do Stories Matter? Connection

For a new storytelling mini-series, we gave four filmmakers or producers an open-ended assignment: Create a one- to two-minute film that interprets and answers that critical question, “Why do stories matter?” The first edition was ​hilarious; the second was ​beautiful. The third submission comes courtesy of documentary filmmaker ​Daniel Addelson, and it's quite introspective, made up of a compilation of home movie footage of friends and family that Addelson has captured over the past few years.