David Borys

S6E19 Canadian Audiences and The Birth of a Nation

S6E19 Canadian Audiences and The Birth of a Nation

In our Season 6 finale we look at one of the biggest blockbuster films of the early 20th century, which presented a twisted racial reimagining of a traumatic period in American history. Even though the film was controversial, almost everywhere it was shown it drew large audiences, and this was true even in Canada, where the film ran in most major cities to widespread public acclaim.

Duration: 24 min

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