Rebirth of a Nation (2009)

Rebirth of a Nation


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The Museum of Modern Art presents DJ Spooky's Rebirth of aNation, a weeklong run of composer, multimedia artist, and writer Paul D. Miller's (a.k.a DJSpooky That Subliminal Kid) film Rebirth of aNation (2008), a deconstruction and remix ofD.W. Griffith's highly controversial but landmark The Birth of a Nation (1915), from June 22through 28, 2009. As one of the critical repositories of the work of D.W. Griffith, MoMA willprovide audiences the opportunity to experience Miller's reworking of this … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Television, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
Written By: Matthew Carpenter, Anthony James, DJ Spooky, Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky)
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On DVD: Nov 4, 2008
Starz Media/Anchor Bay Films - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Rebirth of a Nation

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Mix [it] up, Mr. DJ; don't just sample the hate wholesale.

Full Review… | June 17, 2009
Time Out
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Full Review… | June 22, 2009
New York Post
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DJ Spooky's 'Rebirth of a Nation' is an admirable fusion film in its own right.

Full Review… | June 28, 2009
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Despite its verbose flaws, the work is a succinct sampling of performance-art-meets-multimedia. When the film is left to its own devices and giddied-up by the scratching and booming base there's genuine verve jumping off the screen.

Full Review… | June 26, 2009
Boxoffice Magazine

Birth of a Nation itself is a set of cinematic training wheels.

Full Review… | June 22, 2009
Slant Magazine

Can Spooky's version of Gone with the Wind be far behind, edited so that Rhett Butler and the rest of the Rebels get exactly what they deserve?

Full Review… | June 20, 2009

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