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Title Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster / Northern Lights Productions presents ; author, Kwyn Bader and Dick Lehr ; directed by Susan Gray and Bestor Cram ; produced by Bestor Cram, Susan Gray, Matthew MacLean ; a presentation of Northern Lights Productions, in association with Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2017]


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 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  DVD305.8 BIRTH    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 305.8 BIRTH    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 305.8 BIR    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Television program
System Details DVD; Widescreen (16x9) presentation; Region 1; Stereo.
Language In English, with optional English subtitles.
Note Title from title screen.
Based on the book by Dick Lehr.
Credits Executive producers, Sam Pollard and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Executive producer for WNET, Julie Anderson ; Directors and producers, Susan Gray and Bestor Cram ; Editor, Daniel Mooney ; Writers, Kwyn Bader and Dick Lehr ; Original music by Paul D. Miller AKA DJ Spooky and John Kusiak ; Cinematographers, Jesse Beecher, Bester Cram and Dan Mooney.
Performer Narrated by Danny Glover.
Note Originally broadcast in 2016.
Widescreen (16x9).
Audience Rating: TVPG.
Summary "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"--Case.
Subject Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 1915)
Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Trotter, William Monroe, 1872-1934.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
African American editors -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Race relations (OCoLC)fst01086509
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155
Massachusetts -- Boston (OCoLC)fst01205012
Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 1915) (OCoLC)fst01356912
African American editors (OCoLC)fst01737180
Trotter, William Monroe, 1872-1934 (OCoLC)fst00264895
Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948 (OCoLC)fst00039880
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Documentary television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710387
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Nonfiction television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710270
Television series. (OCoLC)fst01710566
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Nonfiction television programs.
Television series.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Pollard, Sam, producer.
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., producer.
Anderson, Julie, producer.
Gray, Susan, producer, director.
Cram, Bestor, producer, director, cinematographer.
Mooney, Daniel, film editor, cinematographer.
Bader, Kwyn, screenwriter.
Lehr, Dick, screenwriter.
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid, composer.
Kusiak, John, composer.
Beecher, Jesse, cinematographer.
Glover, Danny, narrator.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Northern Lights Productions, production company.
Thirteen Productions, production company.
WNET New York Public Media.
Note Title on container: Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, The birth of a nation
Added Title Independent lens (Television program)
ISBN 9781531701444
Standard No. 841887033107
Music No. INL61807 PBS
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