TED TALK: How film changes the way we see the world

20 min Source: Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) Talks October 2023
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Ava DuVernay explains making a movie from "Origin," showing how people's problems are linked and how understanding this can help everyone.


  • DuVernay was drawn to adapt "Origin" due to its challenging themes.
  • She highlights the link between oppression and collective challenges.
  • The film combines Isabel Wilkerson's life with caste's historical context.
  • Aims to educate and inspire younger audiences through storytelling.