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Film Screening | Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth

December 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This six-part series of conversations with renowned scholar Joseph Campbell explored the enduring, universal themes expressed in mankind’s oldest stories and examined their relevance for the modern world. Far from being lifeless, timeworn tales, Campbell told viewers, the ancient myths remain “clues to the spiritual potentialities of human life.”

The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people–including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell, mythology was the “song of the universe, the music of the spheres.” With Bill Moyers, one of America’s most prominent journalists, as his thoughtful and engaging interviewer, The Power of Myth touches on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, offering a brilliant combination of intelligence and wit.

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December 9, 2018
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Novo Locale
263 Bowery
New York, NY 10002
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888.515.3346
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