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However, I spend over three decades previous to that as a student and teacher in the field of humanities.
As a result, I am hyper vigilant about how storytelling informs my understanding of aging.
Storytelling is not limited to the work of raconteurs.
People consume stories through a variety of media: print, film, art, music, dance, and so on.
Humans are primarily storytelling animals.
"It has been said that next to hunger and thirst, our most basic human need is for storytelling." Kahlil GibranFortunately, the editors of the premiere scholarly journal The Gerontologist (published by the GSA: The Gerontological Society of America) have for several years included reviews of films that focus on issues of aging.
The Gerontologist now makes their film reviews viewable without a subscription*
You can now access these reviews about films that depict aging issues. How? By going to this page on Terra Nova Films.
|GSA Film Reviewers and Their Editor|