In one of the most popular series in the history of public television, teacher and storyteller Joseph Campbell joins Bill Moyers to explore the timeless mythological archetypes that continue to have a powerful influence on the choices we make and the ways we live. "Dazzling and still potently relevant"— San Francisco Chronicle
. 6 episodes, 6 hrs, 3 DVDs.
Episode 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.
Episode 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.
Episode 3: The Power of Myth — 'The First Storytellers'
Joseph Campbell explains how ancient myths bring humans to understand and accept birth, growth and death.
Episode 4: The Power of Myth — 'Sacrifice and Bliss'
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss where heroism can be witnessed in modern society.
Episode 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.
Episode 6: The Power of Myth — 'Masks of Eternity'
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the common experience of God across cultures.
Contains bonus doc FINDING JOE.
Run Time: 5 hours, 43 min
Number of discs: 1
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Audio Format: Stereo
Joseph Campbell, George Lucas, Bill Moyers