DJ Spooky's Rebirth of a Nation
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The Museum of Modern Art presents DJ Spooky's Rebirth of aNation, a weeklong run of composer, multimedia artist, and writer Paul D. Miller's (a.k.a DJSpooky That Subliminal Kid) film Rebirth of aNation (2008), a deconstruction and remix ofD.W. Griffith's highly controversial but landmark The Birth of a Nation (1915), from June 22through 28, 2009. As one of the critical repositories of the work of D.W. Griffith, MoMA willprovide audiences the opportunity to experience Miller's reworking of this American masterwork inthe context of the original with two screenings of MoMA's… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mix [it] up, Mr. DJ; don't just sample the hate wholesale."
‑ David Fear, Time Out New York
"Birth of a Nation itself is a set of cinematic training wheels."
‑ Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine
"DJ Spooky's 'Rebirth of a Nation' is an admirable fusion film in its own right."
‑ Donald J. Levit, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
"Can Spooky's version of Gone with the Wind be far behind, edited so that Rhett Butler and the rest of the Rebels get exactly what they deserve?"
‑ Kam Williams, NewsBlaze
"Despite its verbose flaws, the work is a succinct sampling of performance-art-meets-multimedia. When the film is left to its own devices and giddied-up by the scratching and booming base there's genuine verve jumping off the screen."
‑ Matthew Nestel, Boxoffice Magazine
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