Adam Curtis Documentaries

Bitter Lake

Bitter Lake, a feature-length documentary by renowned filmmaker Adam Curtis which attempts to unravel the complex nuances surrounding crises which are happening all over the world, with a specific focus on Afghanistan and the reaction from western powers.   Certainly, in the west, pe[...]

The Power of Nightmares

Political Presenter Adam Curtis 2004 Unrated

The Power of Nightmares, a 2004 3-part political documentary series presented by British filmmaker Adam Curtis.   Each of the hour-long documentaries make comparisons between the American Neo-Conservative movement and the radical Islamic terrorist movement. Despite them seeming like[...]

HyperNormalisation

SocietyPolitical Presenter Adam Curtis 2016 Unrated

The 2016 HyperNormalisation documentary examines how we have arrived at our great equilibrium of uncertainty and confusion in our lives. Popularists have seized control, and there seems to be disruption all around the world from the Syrian War, the never-ending migrant crisis, even Brexit.[...]

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

Conspiracy Presenter Adam Curtis 2011 Unrated

A documentary mini series by Adam Curtis which shows that machines have inhabited the human world. As we surf the internet and send text messages it is easy to forget that we are rather quickly becoming a species which views the world through the technology that we have built even though most people[...]

The Century of the Self

The Century of the Self: A documentary about how we came to be the consumer society that we are today. Adam Curtis tells the story of what made this western consumer society come to be and also looks into what choices we make and why we make them.   It started in the 19th&n[...]

A collection of Adam Curtis documentaries.