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Who is Adam Curtis?
Adam Curtis: Kevin Adam Curtis is an English film maker. His best known work is The Century of the Self, a film that examined how Freud's theories of the unconscious shaped the development of public relations and advertising. He says, "My favourite theme is power and how it works in society", and his works explore areas of sociology, philosophy and political history. He describes his work as journalism that happens to be expounded upon through the medium of film. His films have won three BAFTAs. He has been closely associated with the BBC throughout his film making career.
- also known as Kevin Adam Curtis
- born on (60 years ago) in Kent, child of Martin Curtis
- nationality: England, United Kingdom
- profession: Journalist, television director, television producer, screenwriter
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A Dictionary of Film Studies (2012)
by Annette Kuhn, Guy Westwell
(aim 0 A blog by filmmaker Adam Curtis which combines photography, film, and written text in an essayistic format. ethics See PHILOSOPHY AND FILM. ethnicity See BLACK CINEMA,' CHICANO CINEMA; DIASPORIC CINEMA; ETHNO— GRAPHIC FILM; INDIGENOUS FILM; POSTCOLONIALISM. ethnographic film A practice of *documentary film and of visual anthropology informed by the theories , methods, and vocabulary of the discipline of anthropology, involving use of the film ...
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