The Century of the Self Series (2002)

The Century of the Self is a 2002 British television documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis. It focuses on the work of psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud and Anna Freud, and PR consultant Edward Bernays. In episode one, Curtis says, “This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.”

1. “Happiness Machines” (originally broadcast 17 March 2002)
2. “The Engineering of Consent” (originally broadcast 24 March 2002)
3. “There is a Policeman Inside All Our Heads; He Must Be Destroyed” (originally broadcast 31 March 2002)
4. “Eight People Sipping Wine in Kettering” (originally broadcast 7 April 2002)

Source: Wikipedia/BBC

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