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El Nacimiento de una nacion o el ambicioso proyecto de D.W.Grifith.

Para la realización de esta película, Grifith se propone la singular tarea de tratar nada más y nada menos que, como muy bien lo explica su título, ” El nacimiento de una nación”. 309 more words


(Ch. 4) Understanding Adaptations

Since the launch of the narrative feature film, industry adaptations have ruled the motion picture landscape. In fact, the first film to get audiences to perch in seats in a theatrical setting for longer than 3 hours was adapted from… 1,327 more words

Death of Griffith

One of the most infamous people in cinematic history has got to be David Wark Griffith, who is known mostly for his KKK supporting film… 487 more words

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Birth of a Nation

The film, Birth of a Nation (1915) is a silent film by director D.W. Griffith who pioneered film techniques and changed the way a film’s narrative told its story.  222 more words

Academic Writing

Racism within 'Birth of a Nation'

D.W. Griffith’s film, Birth of a Nation has been described as the ‘worst piece of film ever produced….. if you believe in the equality of all people’ and a celebration of white supremacy within the United States. 339 more words

"Birth of a Nation"

George Washington, real-estate warrior, political father of America and of the world’s first universal male vote dreaded the possibility that every little American would be born a little Tory or a little Wig. 24 more words


Blue Pencil, Brown Trousers

The final episode of A.T.L. Watkins’ essay on the role of the British film censor. Parts one and two.

But if the Board has no Code, there are certain broad principles on which it works. 1,953 more words