Every aspect of the written word is changing-from publishing to writing and selling to reading. If books are the foundation of civilization, how does that change the world of ideas? And how does it change us?
With the unique perspective gained as a director at the Library of Congress and the UC Berkeley Library, filmmaker Vivienne Roumani tackles the questions confronting today's word industry and shows that much more is at stake than how quickly we can access the latest byte.
Out of Print is narrated by Meryl Streep and features Jeff Bezos, Scott Turow, Ray Bradbury, Jeffrey Toobin, Robert Darnton, Jane Friedman, Alberto Manguel, booksellers, cognitive scientists, architects, educators, parents, and students.
In addition to the 55 minute running time, the film comes complete with 20 minutes of outtakes and other bonus footage.
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