Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers

Year: 1988
Running Time: 360
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: U.S.
Language: Englsh
Shop Home Video

Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers

Cast
Bill Moyers
Joseph Campbell
George Lucas



In this beloved 1988 PBS series, mythologist and storyteller Joseph Campbell joins Bill Moyers to explore what enduring myths can tell us about our lives. In each of six episodes –“The Hero’s Adventure,” “The Message of the Myth,” “The First Storytellers,” “Sacrifice and Bliss,” “Love and the Goddess,” and “Masks of Eternity” — Moyers and Campbell focus on a character or theme found in cultural and religious mythologies. Campbell argues that these timeless archetypes continue to have a powerful influence on the choices we make and the ways we live.

Released shortly after Campbell’s death on October 30, 1987, The Power of Myth was one of the most popular TV series in the history of public television, and continues to inspire new audiences.(1988)

Ep. 1: The Power of Myth - 'The Hero’s Adventure'
Joseph Campbell encourages the audience to discover what excites them, and to make that the basis for their personal journeys.

Ep. 2: Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth -- 'The Message of the Myth'
In this episode of The Power of Myth Bill and mythologist Joseph Campbell compare creation myths from the Bible and elsewhere.

Ep. 3: The Power of Myth -- 'The First Storytellers'
Joseph Campbell explains how ancient myths bring humans to understand and accept birth, growth and death.

Ep. 4: The Power of Myth - 'Sacrifice and Bliss'
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss where heroism can be witnessed in modern society.

Ep. 5: The Power of Myth - 'Love and the Goddess'
Joseph Campbell traces the beginning of love, as we think of it today, to twelfth-century troubadours.

Ep. 6: The Power of Myth - 'Masks of Eternity'
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the common experience of God across cultures.

Hi-Res Poster

Hi-Res Images

Trailer Embed Code

Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu. Interested in bringing Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please visit our site or contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 5:57pm
"A collage of shifting surfaces… lusty with political intent.” – Anthony Lane,' @NewYorker' MARTIN EDEN is now pl…' https://t.co/A66XnIwqdP'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 3:42pm
When we come together, what time is it? NATIONTIME When we respect each other, what time is it? NATIONTIME…' https://t.co/7J2pG8WyGu'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 3:08pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': • The “SHOCTOBER SALE” Continues!' https://t.co/D2TDfeI6TA' Over 530 Blu-rays & DVDs - $4.99 & Up! • We just added 7 mo…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 3:08pm
RT' @AcropolisCinema': “Gorgeous, intellectually rousing classical filmmaking, with a star-making performance from Luca Marinelli. It's a mov…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 1:01pm
From B-movie legend Bert I. Gordon comes this Pathécolor cult classic about a woman released from an asylum after…' https://t.co/rfszMeI3oV'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 12:55pm
RT' @moviemakermag': Actor Luca Marinelli and director Pietro Marcello on how their collaboration for Martin Eden resembled a dance. Out now…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 12:38pm
RT' @FilmLinc': Watch our conversation with Pietro Marcello & Luca Marinelli on MARTIN EDEN, autodidacticism, being inspired by Marlon Brando…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 10:13am
RT' @BAM_Brooklyn': Nationtime, William Greaves’ long-lost documentary about the 1972 National Black Political Convention, narrated by Sidney…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 9:53am
RT' @lee_gambin': I did the commentary for this one with Sally Christie for upcoming bluray from' @KinoLorber' ! Lots discussed from possession…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 20 2020 at 9:53am
RT' @PenguinClassics': “More to the point, the film is about the life of the writer, asking whether it can ever be a good in itself.”' @augiew…'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com