In the latter half of the last century, politics ceased to be the art of selling dreams to become a studied sowing of national and international nightmares and tensions. This controversial series, which was banned in the United States, relates the parallel growth of the extremisms —US and Islamic— today governing global geopolitics.
The Power of Nightmares:
Episode 1: Baby It’s Cold Outside, 2004, 60 min
Episode 2: The Phantom Victory, 2004, 60 min
Episode 3: The Shadows in the Cave, 2004, 60 min
This cycle, curated by Chema González, brings together almost the entire body of work of this English journalist and producer, re-editing the vast archives of the BBC. The films are screened in remastered copies accompanied by presentations and debates about Curtis’s work.