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The Resource Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, writers, Kwyn Bader and Dick Lehr ; directed by Susan Gray and Bestor Cram, (DVD)

Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, writers, Kwyn Bader and Dick Lehr ; directed by Susan Gray and Bestor Cram, (DVD)

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
writers, Kwyn Bader and Dick Lehr ; directed by Susan Gray and Bestor Cram
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Subject
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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Independent lens (Television program)
Credits note
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 ; original music by DJ Spooky and John Kusiak ; cinematographers, Jesse Beecher, Bester Cram and Daniel Mooney
Language note
Optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Narrated by Danny Glover
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  • Pollard, Sam
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Anderson, Julie
  • Gray, Susan
  • Cram, Bestor
  • Mooney, Daniel
  • Bader, Kwyn
  • Lehr, Dick
  • Lehr, Dick
  • DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid
  • Kusiak, John
  • Beecher, Jesse
  • Glover, Danny
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
60
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  • Trotter, William Monroe
  • African American editors
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, writers, Kwyn Bader and Dick Lehr ; directed by Susan Gray and Bestor Cram, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Dick Lehr
  • Originally broadcast in 2016
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
sky287355031
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 minutes)
Isbn
9781531701444
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887033107
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
INL61807
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; widescreen (16x9) presentation; region 1; NTSC; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster, writers, Kwyn Bader and Dick Lehr ; directed by Susan Gray and Bestor Cram, (DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Dick Lehr
  • Originally broadcast in 2016
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
sky287355031
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 minutes)
Isbn
9781531701444
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887033107
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
INL61807
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; widescreen (16x9) presentation; region 1; NTSC; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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