Human beings have always told their histories and truths through parable and fable. We are inveterate storytellers.

Beeban Kidron

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About This Quote


Source: "The Shared Wonder of Film." TEDSalon London Spring 2012. May 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from British film director Beeban Kidron's 2012 TED Talk about the narrative power of film. It means that storytelling is a fundamental human trait that serves the important purpose of allowing us to express ourselves. Kidron goes on to explain that film is a significant avenue for storytelling. Watch the full TED Talk here: Beeban Kidron - The Shared Wonder of Film