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Lily Shepherd

Media Team Intern, TED

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Have Documentaries or Narrative Films had a bigger impact on you?

As a film student who is also concerned with leaving the world a better place, I constantly find myself asking: What is the best way to tell a story? My question to you is, "Have documentaries or narrative films had a greater impact on your life?" Share your stories. What films have moved you and what have they moved you to do?

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    Jun 14 2012: For me personally:
    A narrative will nearly always evoke greater emotion and alter your opinions or beliefs
    ... but a documentary has the power to show you something fasinating and make want to go out and discover it.
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      Jun 15 2012: I'm so torn! I feel like it varies per film, sometimes I feel more moved by a documentary and more inspired to learn/change by a narrative!

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