The Screenwriter Activist: Writing Social Issue Movies 1st Edition

Ebook Details

Authors

Marilyn Beker

Year 2012
Pages 200
Publisher Routledge
Language en
ISBN 9780415897150
File Size 906.26 KB
File Format PDF
Download Counter 85
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Ebook Description

Hotel Rwanda. Philadelphia.  Silkwood. Some of the most important films ever made have tackled real-world social issues, from genocide to homophobia to corporate greed. As storytellers, activist screenwriters recognize that social issues make great stories that can be gut-wrenching, heart-tugging, funny, tragic, and interesting to watch. The Screenwriter Activist helps screenwriters tell those stories in compelling, non-preachy, and inspiring ways.