#ArtLitPhx: The Birth of a Nation (1915) Film & Discussion

The-birth-of-a-nationThe Center for the Study of Race & Democracy and The Philosophy & Film Series presents “The Birth of a Nation” (1915). There will be a discussion about the film’s themes, imagery, reception, and its relationship with Oscar Micheaux’s film “Within Our Gates.”

“The Birth of a Nation” is a 1915 American epic drama directed adapted from the novel and play “The Clansman.”  The film chronicles the relationship of two families in the American Civil War and Reconstruction era over the course of several years: the pro-Union Northern Stonemans and the pro-Confederacy Southern Camerons.

The event takes place on September 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ASU Downtown Phoenix. Health North, Room 110. Address: 550 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ. For more information, please visit the ASU page and register here. The event is free.

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