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 […]

Debtocracy

On 10/14/2011, in Finance & Economics, Society, by admin

Debtocracy (Greek: Χρεοκρατία hreokratía) is a 2011 documentary film by Katerina Kitidi and Aris Hatzistefanou. The documentary mainly focuses on two points: the causes of the Greek debt crisis in 2010 and possible future solutions that could be given to the problem that are not currently being considered by the government of the country. The […]