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The Civil War divided friends and destroyed families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war. This lavish epic was the very first feature length silent film. It's controversy, masterful battle scenes and moving family drama are still the corner stones to the art of filmmaking.
How many other films can claim to have contributed so much to cinema?
It's not something people of today necessarily watch because they enjoy it (but there's always going to be someone who just HAS to watch this again and again).
For example, without ever seeing the film, many Whites imagine southern legislatures during Reconstruction to have been as shown in "Birth of A Nation".
I give the people who worked on this version and their result 3 stars for trying. Given the product and the condition it was in, this print is better than anything else I've seen... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Wally Weet
Compared to the original, the restore is very good.
As to content, I feel that everyone should see this file. Read more
Technically impressive for its time but that's about it. Watch it if you must. Every racist's and "unreconstructed southerner's" favorite movie. Read morePublished 1 month ago by NoOneYouKnow
Great movie .. Even a President of the USA agreed it was Correct and Factual!
Shows how ignorant our society is today because of corrupt socialist Hollywood !