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  1. SAVE YOUR KISSES FOR ME

    Adam Curtis

    HOW THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD, HAMAS AND THE ISRAELI RIGHT BECAME CO-DEPENDENTS IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP

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  2. WHILE THE BAND PLAYED ON

    Adam Curtis

    I have always been fascinated by the way music can completely change the way you watch film - and how you feel as you watch the images.

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  3. HE'S BEHIND YOU

    Adam Curtis

    HOW COLONEL GADDAFI AND THE WESTERN ESTABLISHMENT TOGETHER CREATED A PANTOMIME WORLD Things come and go in the news cycle like waves of fever. A year ago Colonel Gaddafi was killed and an avalanche of camera phone footage of his last minutes was played again and again on the news channels...

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  4. MENTAL CHANNEL NUMBER ONE - THE MAN FROM MARS

    Adam Curtis

    To celebrate today's successful landing on Mars I thought I would show a film of a man who claimed to have got to Mars a long time ago. He did this back in the late 1950s by communicating telepathically with the beings who inhabited the Red Planet.

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  5. HOW TO KILL A RATIONAL PEASANT

    Adam Curtis

    AMERICA'S DANGEROUS LOVE AFFAIR WITH COUNTERINSURGENCY At the beginning of this year one of the weirdest characters ever to become involved in the present Afghan war died. He was called Jack Idema and he was a brilliant con-man.

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  6. IF YOU TAKE MY ADVICE - I'D REPRESS THEM

    Adam Curtis

    Bahrain, along with Syria, has become a symbol of the failure of the Arab Spring to deliver real democracy and freedom across the Arab world...

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  7. WHITE NEGRO FOR MAYOR

    Adam Curtis

    This Thursday Londoners will vote to elect a new city mayor, and I thought it would be a good moment to put up a great documentary about how Norman Mailer stood for Mayor of New York in 1969.

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  8. RUPERT MURDOCH - A PORTRAIT OF SATAN

    Adam Curtis

    Today the Rupert Murdoch story has finally reached the issue that has been lurking in the shadows of this whole saga - and what has always made people most uneasy about him.

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  9. BODYBUILDING AND NATION-BUILDING

    Adam Curtis

    At first sight the search for peace and stability in Iraq, and the search for physical and mental fitness in the extreme contortions of modern Yoga seem to have absolutely nothing in common. But curiously they do.

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  10. WHO WOULD GOD VOTE FOR?

    Adam Curtis

    When you bring God into politics very strange things happen. You can see this now in both America and Iran - in their elections and also in the growing confrontation between them. But it wasn't always like this...

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