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The Century of the Self

BBC Four

The Century of the Self

Episode 4: Eight People Sipping Wine in Kettering

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

This episode looks at how both the UK Labour Party and US Democrats have used psychoanalytic techniques - namely, focus groups - to mislead and gain power over the masses. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Adam Curtis
Executive Producer:
Stephen Lambert

The international documentary strand features Azza El-Hassan's film portrayal of her neighbourhood of Ramallah, a town under fire in the current Middle East conflict. With the threat of violence severely limiting locals' activities, filming becomes the main event, especially for a group of children.

Contributors

Director:
Azza El-Hassan

Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf's piercing insight into the plight of the Afghan people. In English and Farsi with English subtitles. Review page 58.

Contributors

Director:
Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Regional Variations (2)

The Century of the Self

BBC Four

The Century of the Self

Happiness Machines

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

The relationship between the father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, and his nephew Edward Bernays, who invented the profession of public relations. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Adam Curtis
Executive Producer:
Stephen Lambert

BBC Four

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