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DJ Spooky's Rebirth of a nation

Author: DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid.John HydeAnthony JamesStephen J CohenStacey Jade SmartAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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First released in 1915, D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation ignited worldwide controversy with its graphic depictions of racism and white supremacy in the post-Civil War South. Nearly 100 years later, Paul D. Miller also known as conceptual artist/musician/writer DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid, creates a daring 'remix' of Griffith's epic to expose the film's true meaning and related it the socio-political conflicts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: D W Griffith; D W Griffith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid.; John Hyde; Anthony James; Stephen J Cohen; Stacey Jade Smart; Gary Breslin; Starz Media.; Subliminal Kid Inc.; Chalk Line Productions.; panOptic (Firm),; Kronos Quartet.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 276998094
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 2007.
Special features: Audio commentary with writer/producer/director Paul D. Miller.
Credits: Editor, Brad Schwartz ; visual effects by panOptic ; visual effects supervisor, Gary Breslin ; original score by Paul D. Miller ; original score performed by Kronos Quartet ; additional narration written by Matthew Carpenter.
Performer(s): Voiceover, Richard Davis.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby surround 5.1, Dolby surround 2.0.
Other Titles: Rebirth of a nation
Responsibility: Starz ; produced by John W. Hyde ; co-produced by Anthony James ; executive producer, Stephen Cohen, Stacey Jade Smart ; a film by Paul Miller ; written, produced and directed by Paul D. Miller ; a Subliminal Kid Inc. production ; Chalk Line Productions, LLC.

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First released in 1915, D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation ignited worldwide controversy with its graphic depictions of racism and white supremacy in the post-Civil War South. Nearly 100 years later, Paul D. Miller also known as conceptual artist/musician/writer DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid, creates a daring 'remix' of Griffith's epic to expose the film's true meaning and related it the socio-political conflicts of America today.

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Rebirth of a Nation: DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid

(EMRO user published 2010-08-27 ) Very Good Permalink
In DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation, performance artist and musician Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, applies the musician’s DJ techniques to cinema, as he deconstructs and remixes D. W. Griffith’s 1915 groundbreaking film Birth of a Nation. That controversial silent movie, about...
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