Birth of A Movement

Birth of A Movement

DVD - 2017
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"In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Birth of a Movement features commentary from Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and DJ Spooky (who created a new score and remix of the Griffith film), and numerous clips from the technically groundbreaking but racially astounding epic"--Container.
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, c2017
Branch Call Number: DVD 305.80097 B5395 2017
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,stereo,rda
widescreen,rda
NTSC,rda
video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
Language Note: Closed-captioned

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