Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History

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  1. Nemo

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    (videos in link)
    http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1528
    100 Years in Post-Production: Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History
    October 24, 2014–March 31, 2015

    First floor

    Please note: tickets are not required for this exhibition, which is free and open to the public during Museum hours.
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    Unedited footage for an unreleased black-cast feature film, originally shot in 1913 and recently discovered in MoMA’s Biograph collection, are the subject of this installation. New York producers Klaw & Erlanger mounted the untitled project at virtually the same time that D. W. Griffith began his racist epic The Birth of a Nation, but they abandoned the seven reels of exposed film in postproduction, leaving buried within it unique photographic documentation of its black cast and white crew on the set


    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/21/nyregion/coming-soon-a-century-late-a-black-film-gem.html?_r=0


    Don't make a mockery of this.
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    Well hoe de dooh. Step right in. Free.....of course.
     
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    Who am bees wearin da blackface?
     
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    Barack & Michele's next date night.
     
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    Set in the Reconstruction era, “Birth of a Nation” depicts heroic Ku Klux Klansmen and stereotyped black characters, played by white actors in blackface
     
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    A little to the lefts...up to the podiums....

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    I heard this on television this morning:

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    YoMA at the MoMA