Joseph Campbell Foundation Myth Resources

A Man Called Horse

Depicts individual undergoing a sacrificial ritual to enact a myth, that is the overcoming of the ego for the service of the tribe. Directed by Elliot Silverstein. Starring Richard Harris.

Dances With Wolves

Swept the 1990 academy awards with 7 oscars.  A stunning American Epic set in the Dakota Territory during the Civil War.  Union officer Lt. John Dunbar’s befriending of a tribe of Lakota Sioux while...

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

Already an international literary event, and translated into a dozen languages, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony is a book without any modern parallel. Forming an active link in a chain that reaches back...

Pan’s Labyrinth

Inspired by the Brothers Grimm, Jorge Luis Borges, and Guillermo del Toro’s own unlimited imagination, Pan’s Labyrinth is a fairytale for adults. Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) may only be 12, but the worlds she inhabits,...

Around the Horn

Set in 1949 in the mining city of Butte, Montana, a world unto itself sitting a mile above sea level in the southwestern corner of the state, Around the Horn takes its readers on a journey...

Archetypal Psychology

“Originally written for the Italian Enciclopedia del Novecento, this indispensable book is a concise, instructive introduction to polytheism, Greek mythology, the soul-spirit distinction, anima mundi, psychopathology, soul-making, imagination, therapeutic practice, and the writings of...

The Seventh Seal

After a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight challenges Death to a fateful game of chess. More than forty years after its initial release, Ingmar Bergman’s stunning allegory of man’s apocalyptic search...

Radical Academy

The Radical Academy is a project of The Center for Applied Philosophy offering Resources in Ancient, Medieval, Modern, & Contemporary Thought.

Silk Road Journeys: When Strangers Meet

No particular connection to Campbell’s work. In fact, no mythological pretext whatsoever. But anybody with a creative mind will notice that differences in music are inexorably linked to similarities in music, just as in...