The State of SIE

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Narrative Film

A vehicle for storytellers, artists and visionaries for over a century, narrative film is a natural starting point for our exploration of SIE. It has rapidly become one of the most influential mediums of the modern age.

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Our study made one thing clear: not only can narrative film have social impact, it can have social impact at scale. Period.

Anthony Leiserowitz

Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and a Senior Research Scientist at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

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How do you strike that balance between the storytelling and the message, between entertainment and social impact?

Reginald Hudlin

Producer and director

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When you have a platform as big as TV or film, it shouldn’t be wasted on just entertaining.

Gina Prince-Bythewood

Writer and director

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