The Power of Myth

On 03/02/2012, in Media, Mythology, Society, by admin

The Power of Myth is a book and six part television documentary originally broadcast on PBS in 1988 as Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. The documentary comprises six one-hour conversations between mythologist Joseph Campbell(1904–1987) and journalist Bill Moyers. The interviews in the first 5 episodes were filmed at George Lucas‘s Skywalker Ranch in California, with the 6th interview conducted at the American Museum […]

Manufacturing Consent

On 03/02/2012, in Media, Society, by werner

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) is a documentary film that explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, a linguist, intellectual, and political activist. Created by two Canadian filmmakers, Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick, it expands on the ideas of Chomsky’s earlier book, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass […]

Psywar

On 03/02/2012, in History, Media, Politics & Law, by admin

This film explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy and the relationship between war, propaganda and class. Includes original interviews with a number of dissident scholars including Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, Peter Phillips (Project Censored), John Stauber (PR Watch), […]

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PAGE ONE Inside the New York Times

On 02/26/2012, in Media, by thomas

Page One: Inside the New York Times is an American documentary film by Andrew Rossi, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media jointly acquired the U.S. distribution rights and released the film theatrically in Summer 2011. Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril […]

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The Century of the Self

On 01/22/2011, in Media, Politics & Law, Psychology, by wouter

The Century of the Self is a British television documentary film that focuses on the family of Sigmund Freud, particularly his daughter and nephew,‭ ‬who influenced the way corporations and governments throughout the‭ ‬20th century have thought about,‭ ‬and dealt with,‭ ‬people.[1] Episodes Happiness Machines The Engineering of Consent There is a Policeman Inside All […]