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Running Time:
6 Hours

Rating: Unrated

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DVD Features: An interview with George Lucas about Mythology; Power of Myth art gallery, videographies.

Joseph Campbell: Power Of Myth / Documentary
Renowned teacher and storyteller Joseph Campbell was one of the giants in the field of mythology, amassing a formidable amount of facts from all over the world. The enthusiasm with which he addresses every facet of this, his lifelong work is compelling...a joy to behold. The master of storytelling brings life to the myths, while quietly making sure that the moral to the story is not lost. Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Pagan...are all addressed in this impactful series, the underlying themes and threads that connect us all are held up to the light, so that seeing, we may begin to understand not only ourselves, not only others...but the very essence of what life is about. These lessons ought to be in the hands of every child...and every adult. Campbell has divided his series into si seperate episodesx--"The Hero's Adventure," "The Message of the Myth," "The First Storytellers," "Sacrifice and Bliss," "Love and the Goddess," and "Masks of Eternity" -- In his lively discussions with Bill Moyers, Campell argues eloquently that these timeless archetypes continue to exert a powerful pull on our unconscious.

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