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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