Conferences Screenings

Adam Curtis. A natural history of power. Session 1

What are stories for? Narrative as resistance

Adam Curtis is the leading figure in contemporary audiovisual essay. His films and series, as lucid as they are revealing, show the operation of power, its winding architecture, and how it marks both present-day geopolitics and us.

In the session «Adam Curtis. What are stories for? Narrative as resistance» the program will be present by Chema González, curator of the cycle and head of cultural activities at the Museo Reina Sofia, and Andrés Hispano, essayist and co-creator of Soy Cámara, el programa del CCCB.


Living in an Unreal World, 2016, 5 min

Everything Is Going According to Plan, 2013, 4 min

The cycle «Adam Curtis. A natural history of power» 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.

22 November 2018


The Auditorium
Admission fee
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