Literature has always played a key role in filmmaking. You only need to look at the top-hitters at the Box Office in 2018 to see the influence of books (ok mostly graphic novels) in the world of cinema and with short film it’s no different. Over the years we’ve seen a host of short films inspired by books and the writing process. From “literary trailers” to gripping, innovative adaptations, celebrate World Book Day with this playlist of seven films dedicated to literature and writing.
Meet Josh Spencer, the inspirational force behind "The Last Bookstore", who has faith that a huge brick and mortar bookstore can survive in the heart of Los Angeles.