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The Resource Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, Northern Lights Productions presents ; directors, Susan Gray, Bestor Cram ; producers, Bestor Cram, Susan Gray, Matthew MacLean ; writers, Kwyn Bader, Dick Lehr ; a presentation of Northern Lights Productions, in association with Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET

Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, Northern Lights Productions presents ; directors, Susan Gray, Bestor Cram ; producers, Bestor Cram, Susan Gray, Matthew MacLean ; writers, Kwyn Bader, Dick Lehr ; a presentation of Northern Lights Productions, in association with Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET

Label
Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster
Title
Birth of a movement
Title remainder
the battle against America's first blockbuster
Statement of responsibility
Northern Lights Productions presents ; directors, Susan Gray, Bestor Cram ; producers, Bestor Cram, Susan Gray, Matthew MacLean ; writers, Kwyn Bader, Dick Lehr ; a presentation of Northern Lights Productions, in association with Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET
Title variation
  • Birth of a movement
  • Battle against America's first blockbuster
Title variation remainder
the battle against America's first blockbuster, The birth of a nation
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Language
eng
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
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Cataloging source
AZU
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videorecording
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  • Independent lens (Television program)
  • Independent lens (Television program)
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  • W2cIXQBSICQ
  • O94eSAzmP-8
Credits note
Executive producers, Sam Pollard and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; executive producer for WNET, Julie Anderson ; editor, Daniel Mooney ; original music by Paul D. Miller AKA DJ Spooky and John Kusiak ; cinematographers, Jesse Beecher, Bester Cram, Dan Mooney
Intended audience
Rating: TVPG
Language note
In English, with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
  • Narrated by Danny Glover ; with Vincent Brown, William Jelani Cobb, Dick Lehr, Dolita Cathcart, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Ira Gallen, Bob Bellinger, Spike Lee
  • Michael Curry
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  • 1973-
  • 1969-
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  • Gray, Susan
  • Cram, Bestor
  • Pollard, Sam
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Anderson, Julie
  • Mooney, Daniel
  • Bader, Kwyn
  • Lehr, Dick
  • DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid
  • Kusiak, John
  • Beecher, Jesse
  • Glover, Danny
  • Lehr, Dick
  • Northern Lights Productions
  • Thirteen Productions
  • WNET New York Public Media
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
55
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  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Trotter, William Monroe
  • United States
  • African American editors
  • Racism in motion pictures
  • Lehr, Dick
  • Trotter, William Monroe
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Racism in motion pictures
  • Race relations
  • African American editors
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
Technique
live action
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Label
Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, Northern Lights Productions presents ; directors, Susan Gray, Bestor Cram ; producers, Bestor Cram, Susan Gray, Matthew MacLean ; writers, Kwyn Bader, Dick Lehr ; a presentation of Northern Lights Productions, in association with Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET
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Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Dick Lehr
  • Originally broadcast in 2016
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The grand spectacle -- Trotter and Griffith -- The sting of segregation -- The Clansman -- History as lightning -- Direct action
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unknown
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1 online resource (1 video file, 55 min.)
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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other
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digital
Publisher number
6324723
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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sound on medium
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  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088439487
  • (OCoLC)on1088439487
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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other
Label
Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, Northern Lights Productions presents ; directors, Susan Gray, Bestor Cram ; producers, Bestor Cram, Susan Gray, Matthew MacLean ; writers, Kwyn Bader, Dick Lehr ; a presentation of Northern Lights Productions, in association with Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Dick Lehr
  • Originally broadcast in 2016
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The grand spectacle -- Trotter and Griffith -- The sting of segregation -- The Clansman -- History as lightning -- Direct action
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 55 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6324723
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088439487
  • (OCoLC)on1088439487
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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