Have you ever thought about capturing your memories for your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to know? One way to ensure your stories and family history will be around for generations to come is by preserving them in a Family Legacy Documentary or Family Legacy Video.
A Family Legacy Documentary by Family Tree Video is a modern-day heirloom that brings together a filmed interview with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia. Titles, chapters, music and more are woven throughout. The result is a beautiful “moving portrait” capturing your stories in your own words – a gift your family will cherish for generations to come.
Below are just a few reasons why these captivating memoirs have become the favorite way to document a family’s history.
Family Legacy Documentary
Often, when someone sits down to write their autobiography, they find it’s more difficult than they expect. Writing the events of one’s life on paper tends to make them sound more like a history book than heart felt elocutions. Written memoirs can also take months, even years, to write with the note taking, organization, editing, and re-writing.
With a Family Legacy Documentary, you simply share your memories and let the interviewer do all the work. Not only do stories come out more naturally, but facial expressions, body language and personality bring them to life in a way the written word often struggles to do.
Speaks to Younger Generations
For those among us who remember a time before the internet, cable t.v., and smart phones … books, journals and letters were an important part of our lives. We relied heavily on the written word to pass down our stories and family history.
These days younger generations spend more time getting their information from a screen. Recording your stories in a Family Legacy Documentary is guaranteed to appeal to younger family members in a way that written materials rarely can.
It Keeps On Giving
While you may not be around to get to know your great, great-grandchildren, it doesn’t mean they can’t get to know you. But relying on your children to pass on your stories can be risky. What do you remember about your own grandparents or great-grandparents? Which stories have you passed on to your children?
When we try to re-tell someone else’s story, we never quite capture the essence of our loved ones’ personality, who they were and the original way they told their stories. A Family Legacy Documentary can.
It’s Easy To Duplicate
As a family grows, it becomes more difficult to decide who gets the various family heirlooms. Who gets the box of old family photos, the family bible, grandma’s china or grandpa’s tools?
Whether you have 10 family members or 100, a Family Legacy Documentary is easy to duplicate and share so everyone can have a copy of the movie for their own to pass down.
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Your stories, family history and memories are one of the best gifts you can pass on to your family.
To learn more about sharing them in a Family Legacy Documentary, visit us FamilyTreeVideo.com.
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