Haiku Review: The Birth of a Nation (1915)

So this one may not be comfortable to watch, and it is beyond wrong at this point, but many regard it as an important landmark in early cinema, and it turns 100 next year. Just to be clear, GWW is still strongly anti-KKK, and it likely always will be.

 

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Offensive silence

Pioneering filmmaking 

But again, real bad

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Brian is an author and co-founder of GoodWillWatching. He likes to write and is deathly afraid of bugs. His Great American Novel, not yet titled or existent, will be shocking the world some time or another. He once stayed up for two days straight because of poor information regarding the arrival of Halley’s Comet, which was not due for approximately 57 years. You can follow him @bm1313 on Twitter, or in real life from a safe distance.

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