The Birth of a Nation

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"The Fiery Cross of the Ku Klux Klan!"
  • NR
  • 1915
  • 3 hr 10 min
  • 6.2  (24,054)

Often hailed as one of the earliest and most important motion pictures ever made, this 1915 silent film depicts the lives of two families, one in the South and one in the North, in the era immediately following the American Civil War. In recent years, the film has stirred controversy for its racist depictions of African-Americans and its presentation of the KKK as a positive force.

The Birth of a Nation
The Birth Of A Nation
The Birth Of A Nation

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Often hailed as one of the earliest and most important motion pictures ever made, this 1915 silent film depicts the lives of two families, one in the South and one in the North, in the era immediately following the American Civil War. In recent years, the film has stirred controversy for its racist depictions of African-Americans and its presentation of the KKK as a positive force.

The Birth of a Nation is a 1915 drama with a runtime of 3 hours and 10 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2.

Where to Watch The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at FlixFling and FlixFling VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent The Birth of a Nation for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1915
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    3 hr 10 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (24,054)