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Alan Berliner

Alan Berliner combines experimental cinema, artistic purpose, and popular appeal into compelling film essays. His award-winning films The Sweetest Sound, Nobody's Business, Intimate Stranger, and The Family Album have been broadcast around the world and honored at top international film festivals. He has won three Emmy awards, received numerous fellowships, and been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and other arts organizations.


So, you've got your assignment. You've done your research, you've collected your tape, and now it's time (oh god) to write. In this panel discussion, moderated by Robert Krulwich, we examine the Everest and K-2 of story telling: How to Begin and (assuming you can get past that one) How to End.