Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers (DVD)

Release Year: 1988
Running Time: 360
UPC: 7 38329 23473 7
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: Englsh
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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.

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.

Three DVD Set


DVD Extras Include:

Contains bonus doc FINDING JOE.


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