Every month, I publish an answer to a reader’s question. Here’s a transcript of my answer to an interesting question about which art forms I find most exciting.
Thank you for your question. I’m into books for as long as I can remember. Writing always felt as my personal way to express myself. For the longest of time, most of the reflections, observations, and pieces of literature would only make it to my notebook. When the platform came into my life, it enabled me to really interact with more people than only my friends and gave me the opportunity to express myself through another medium. I truly appreciate authors and writers, but I can also be very excited about cinema as well. Image can be so strong and the opportunities one has to tell a story in visual images are basically endless. Film can be a raw medium that reminds us how terrible the world is right now, but it can also help us escape from everyday life. It takes a lot to construct a movie and a script and then produce it into a final product. The whole process is exciting because of what is involved. But movies also take audiences on a sometimes intense and extreme journey. It’s fascinating how movies from the 50s can still resonate with me, even though the style might be a little bit outdated. So I’m also very excited about film as another way to tell deep stories.
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This reader’s question is part of the Ask Me Anything series. I´d love to answer more of your interesting questions and get a sense of your interests. If you have questions to extend this Ask Me Anything section, please let me know. I like to hear from you. Send me your question via [email protected]
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