Charles Eisenstein is one of the first people I heard talk about the "new story," synthesizing a diverse movement that has been emerging for the last several decades. When I go back far enough, I first heard about these ideas from reading Ishmael by Daniel Quinn when I was 14. Since then, the number of voices who have brought this perspective into the culture has grown exponentially.
What is this "new story" revolution? Well there's really no better way to learn about it then watching some of the many excellent films about it.
Here's a great 7 minute video that gives a quick overview:
If you're excited to dive in deeper, the following 15 documentaries capture the spirit of the "new story" that is beginning to emerge along the margins of the old story. It is springing up within pockets of communities all over the world, and as the internet connects us in ever stronger mesh networks, this revolution of the heart grows deeper every day.
Looking for something short to watch? Here are a few of the best "new story" short films:
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