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How fiction can change reality - Jessica Wise

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Reading and stories can be an escape from real life, a window into another world -- but have you ever considered how new fictional experiences might change your perspective on real, everyday life? From Pride and Prejudice to Harry Potter, learn how popular fiction can spark public dialogue and shape culture.

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Meet The Creators

  • Producer Aaron Augenblick, Lisa Thomas
  • Animator Ioana Nistor
  • Director Jeremy Jusay
  • Educator Jessica Wise
  • Narrator Emilie Soffe

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