The Birth of a Nation
The Birth of a Nation (2005)

Author Sir Martin Gilbert hosts this account of Israel's first years as an independent nation. On May 14, 1948, one day after Israel declared sovereignty, the nation was invaded by Lebanon, Syria, Transjordan, Egypt and Iraq. Through… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 27, 2005
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Cindy I
An amazing film from the early days of cinema. D.W. Griffith was the grandfather of everything you know of movie making -- closeups, editing, all sorts of… More
Darik Houseknecht
Ooooookay... where to begin. If you take one look at the poster for this movie, you'll realize how tricky reviewing this movie is going to be. Sure,… More
Sarah Gaish
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the… More
Mike T.
Shaped the art of cinematography and filmmaking in a breathtaking, extravagant way. The vision and scope of this timeless piece of art is absolutely… More
Luke Baldock
Possibly the first great achievment of cinema. The film has stood the test of time, the narrative moves quickly and the spectacle is quite frankly outstanding.… More
Linda K. T.
I recommend you to drink a lot of coffee before seeing this film because it is 4 HOURS long. Considering that it is made in the teens, the subject might not be… More