Categories

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition
£29.99  

2015 marks the centenary of the release of the controversial yet extremely significant American silent epic The Birth of a Nation by D.W. Griffith. Griffith is often considered to be one of the most important figures in the history of cinema having been credited with creating and perfecting cinematic devices such as the flash-back the iris shot the mask and cross-cutting. The Birth of a Nation covers a period of several years and is centered on the relationship of two families during the Civil War and Reconstruction-US era. Dividing friends and destroying families The Civil War is minor in its disruption compared to the anarchy which follows in the black-ruled South post-war.  The film was released to great commercial success being one of the highest grossing films of the Silent era but was widely-debated and often condemned due to its portrayal of the Ku Klux Klan as a heroic force. The film is attributed to launching the career of Lillian Gish who worked closely with Griffith for many years and who was also known as ‘The First Lady of American Cinema’. Extras: Two short films by D W Griffith; The Rose of Kentucky (1911) and The Coward (1911) The Drummer of the 8th (1913) – short film starring future Oscar winning Frank Borzage (A Farewell to Arms) Stolen Glory (1912) – a comedy starring Ford Sterling filmed against the backdrop of a parade of Union Civil War veterans 1930 re-release title sequence and short archival introduction by D W Griffith Photoplay orchestral recording sessions Out-takes and original camera tests D W Griffith on Lux Radio Theatre BFI Southbank roundtable discussion (2015) A Personal Appreciation of Birth of a Nation by film scholar Melvyn Stokes Fully illustrated booklet with news essays and full credits

Check stock and price


Save to favourites

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition

Most popular BluRay in BFI

'Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition' is from the BluRay category
Private Road Dual Format Edition [Blu-ray+DVD] - Flipside
Private Road Dual Format Edition [Blu-ray+DVD] - Flipside
£15.25
Captured (Dual Format Edition)
Captured (Dual Format Edition)
£10.75
Theorem (Dual Format Edition)
Theorem (Dual Format Edition)
£11.99
Early Summer
Early Summer
£8.99
Comrades (1 Blu-Ray and 2 DVDs)
Comrades (1 Blu-Ray and 2 DVDs)
£22.99
Arabian Nights [Dual Format Edition]
Arabian Nights [Dual Format Edition]
£9.20
The Partys Over
The Partys Over
£8.49
Great White Silence (Dual Format Edition)
Great White Silence (Dual Format Edition)
£8.99
Magick Lantern [Dual Format Edition]
Magick Lantern [Dual Format Edition]
£7.99
Kurosawa: The Samurai Collection
Kurosawa: The Samurai Collection
£38.99
Seven Samurai (Standard Version)
Seven Samurai (Standard Version)
£14.99
Primitive London (The Flipside) [Dual Format Edition]
Primitive London (The Flipside) [Dual Format Edition]
£7.49

Most popular BluRay

Most popular BFI

'Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition' is made by BFI
Private Road Dual Format Edition [Blu-ray+DVD] - Flipside
Private Road Dual Format Edition [Blu-ray+DVD] - Flipside
£15.25
Captured (Dual Format Edition)
Captured (Dual Format Edition)
£10.75
Theorem (Dual Format Edition)
Theorem (Dual Format Edition)
£11.99
Early Summer
Early Summer
£8.99
Comrades (1 Blu-Ray and 2 DVDs)
Comrades (1 Blu-Ray and 2 DVDs)
£22.99
Arabian Nights [Dual Format Edition]
Arabian Nights [Dual Format Edition]
£9.20
The Partys Over
The Partys Over
£8.49
Great White Silence (Dual Format Edition)
Great White Silence (Dual Format Edition)
£8.99
Magick Lantern [Dual Format Edition]
Magick Lantern [Dual Format Edition]
£7.99
Kurosawa: The Samurai Collection
Kurosawa: The Samurai Collection
£38.99
Seven Samurai (Standard Version)
Seven Samurai (Standard Version)
£14.99
Primitive London (The Flipside) [Dual Format Edition]
Primitive London (The Flipside) [Dual Format Edition]
£7.49

Most popular BFI

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition on other UK sites

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition
£29.99
2015 marks the centenary of the release of the controversial yet extremely significant American silent epic The Birth of a Nation by D.W. Griffith. Griffith is often considered to be one of the most important figures in the history of cinema having been credited with creating and perfecting cinematic devices such as the flash-back the iris shot the mask and cross-cutting. The Birth of a 
The Birth of a Nation (Masters of Cinema)
£10.49
One of the most artistically significant and controversial motion pictures ever made D. W. Griffiths silent epic The Birth of a Nation was a massive commercial success at the time of its release owing to its dynamic storytelling and its breakthrough developments in cinema language that have become common traits of practically every film that has since followed. However the pictures legacy is 
- 127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston
£5.67
Its an inspirational, frightening tale thats become world famous. On Sunday April 27, 2003, 27-year old Aron Ralston set off for a days hiking in the Utah canyons. 40 miles from the nearest paved road, he found himself on top of an 800 
Tartan: Cloth of a Nation
£18.99
Two archive documentary films looking at the Firth ofForth. The Long Span (1964) is filmmaker Jim Hendrys profile of the Forth Road Bridge following its construction from 1958 to its official opening by the Queen in 1... 
Jack Vettriano Birth of a Dream Print
£135.99
Jack Vettriano Birth of a Dream Print 
Newspaper From Your Date of Birth In A Presentation Folder
£64.99
Have you ever wondered what other special events happened on your birthday, wedding day, or just want to relive a special date in your life, then this is the gift for you. Choose a date from the last 100 years and receive an original newspaper in a green leather effect folder with a certificate of personalisation enclosed, just the perfect gift for that special birthday or anniversary. Location: 
Personalised Year of Birth Wine
£18.70
Say Salut! and salute the day you or someone dear to you was born, with either our finest, fruit-laden Chilean Merlot; our crisp, dry Sauvignon Blanc; or delicate Chilean Ros. Presented in a personalised wooden gift boxThe name and date will also be engraved onto the wooden boxVol: 75cl. each bottleChoose Red (Alc: 13%), White (Alc: 12.5%) or Ros wine (Alc: 14%)Wine label personalised with a name 
The Birth of Rugby Hoodie
£33.33
Rugby School in Warwickshire, England is the birthplace of the game we all know and love today. In 1823, William Webb Ellis, a local boy in Town House, first ran with the ball, but this rule was not adopted straight away. By 1830, running with the ball was an accepted play, although the first written rules did not appear until 1845. Rugbydump's latest and greatest design is here for you now. 
Jezebels Kiss & To Heal A Nation (DVD)
£1.99
This great DVD double pack includes To Heal a Nation, where a man plans an emotional Vietnam memorial and Jezebels kiss, where a mysterious girls kiss could be more than you bargained for. 
2002-03 Besiktas Special Edition Centenary Shirt L
£39.99
Condition of shirt - GoodSize - LargeCondition details - Club badge is stitched, Puma logo and sponsor are great, a few small pulls and bobbles, tiny hole to left sleeve, some cracking to Aria sleeve detailMade by - PumaPlayers - Mansiz, Pancu, Nouma, Giunti, IbrahimFeatures - 1903 2003 detail to club badgeNotes - Rare lace-neck design shirt produced to commemorate the clubs 100th year when 
A Game Of Thrones 2nd Edition Board Game
£44.97
In A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, three to six players take on the roles of the great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, as they vie for control of the Iron Throne through the use of diplomacy and warfare. Based on the best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones is an epic board game in which it will take more than military 
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Definitive Edition)
£8.99
The poignant and remarkable true-life story of a Jewish girl who evaded the Nazis for two years by hiding with her family in a tiny secret room. #holocaust-memorial-day 
Nation Of Hype Mens Lassen Onesie Charcoal
£24.99
Nation Of Hype soft brushback fleece jersey all-in-one hooded jumpsuit. 
Museum Collection: Birth of Venes, Botticelli 2000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
£18.99
Dimensions: 97cm x 67cm Number of Pieces: 2000 

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition on other UK sites

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition on USA sites

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition
$44.39
2015 marks the centenary of the release of the controversial yet extremely significant American silent epic The Birth of a Nation by D.W. Griffith. Griffith is often considered to be one of the most important figures in the history of cinema having been credited with creating and perfecting cinematic devices such as the flash-back the iris shot the mask and cross-cutting. The Birth of a 
The Birth of a Nation (Masters of Cinema)
$15.21
One of the most artistically significant and controversial motion pictures ever made D. W. Griffiths silent epic The Birth of a Nation was a massive commercial success at the time of its release owing to its dynamic storytelling and its breakthrough developments in cinema language that have become common traits of practically every film that has since followed. However the pictures legacy is 
Faux Pashmina Ombre Stripe Scarves (Pack of 2)
$29.49
Faux pashmina scarves feature an ombre stripe design Wrap makes an ideal finishing touch to any outfit Fashion accessories come in a set of two (2) scarves Available in natural, black and assorted color options Measures 28 inches wide x 72 inches long + fringe 100-percent viscose 
Dale of Norway - Setesdal (A-Off White/Black) Men
$212.99
Make a statement all your own in the Setesdal Pullover from Dale of Norway.Part of the Tradisjon collection.Historic setesdalgenser design is accented with the signature lusekofte pattern.Four-ply yarn construction offers a heavier weight for easy insulation.Heilo wool traps in warmth while allowing moisture to escape.Vibrant knit adorns the placket and collar.Six pewter clasps at placket.Ribbed 
SKULLCANDY Roc Nation Aviator Headphones
$149.94
Skullcandy Roc Nation Aviator headphones. In order to get the job done, we had to bring in the top gun, the Aviator. Engineered optics for your ears. Tactical precision and design...Stay fly. Platinum sound performance. Ideal contour fit. Optics-inspired polycarbonate speaker housing. Premium polished surface. Stashable travel design. Stainless steel, aluminum, polycarbonate. In-Line Mic3 
Nubs The True Story of a Mutt, A Marine & A Miracle - Book
$23.99
Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war book, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubss life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis. The two formed a fast friendship, made stronger by Denniss willingness to share his meals, offer a warm place to sleep, and give Nubs the kind of care and attention he had never 
Omega Paw Meowgaritas Tuna with a Hint of Lime Treats 3oz
$2.17
Omega Paw Meowgaritas Tuna with a Hint of Lime Treats 3oz are a fun Mexican inspired cat treat. Deliciously formulated with tuna and a hint of lime. 
Real Madrid Shoe Bag Black
$18.99
Support your favourite team with this Real Madrid Shoe Bag. 
Joules Peony Womens A line Jersey Top - Navy Floral
$26.00
This floral three quarter length sleeve top is a great go-to for smart occasions. Cut to an A-line from soft jersey material and a single pleat means it drapes beautifully to give a flattering silhouette. 
Pair of T-Connect Units
$228.99
Pair of T-Connect Units 

Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition on USA sites

Brands

Thank you for visiting Birth of a Nation - Centenary Edition on bananacorner.co.uk

We bring the products from many websites to one website for you to search, save and compare.