February 02, 2017
Filmmakers Tell Story of William Trotter’s Fight Against Racist Silent Blockbuster
Craig Phillips in Interviews
Birth of a Movement, based on Dick Lehr's book, captures the backdrop to a prescient clash between human rights, freedom of speech, and a changing media landscape — that happened in 1915.…...
February 01, 2017
The Offspring of Birth of a Nation
Sean Axmaker in Film History
D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation is inarguably one of the landmarks of American cinema. The distillation of the storytelling techniques, editing ideas, framing and visual composition, and nuanced…...