The Power of Nightmares, subtitled The Rise of the Politics of Fear, is a BBC documentary film series, written and produced by Adam Curtis. Its three one-hour parts consist mostly of a montage of archive footage with Curtis’s narration. The series was first broadcast in the United Kingdom in late 2004 and has subsequently been broadcast in multiple countries and shown in several film festivals, including the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. Well worth your time.

Part 1 – Baby Its Cold Outside (The Power of Nightmares)

Part 2 – The Phantom Victory – by Adam Curtis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5ublls9r7U

Part 3 – The Shadows in the Cave

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSBTRSUIFY4

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