SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed
Bowling Green State Removed Lillian Gish's Name from Their Theatre Over Her Role in Birth of a Nation. Why Do Some Want the Name Restored?
A who's who of film -- James Earl Jones, Helen Mirren, Martin Scorsese, among others -- want the name restored.
SOURCE: Inside Higher Education
Chapman University removes posters from prominent places in its film school after students object to centrality of a work full of racism.
by Alyssa Sepinwall
Audiences should see "Birth" – and then debate its strengths and weaknesses. Otherwise, we are unlikely to get better films on slavery.
Fox Searchlight has aimed a grass-roots campaign at churches, schools and pockets of political influence to ease the provocative film into communities on edge.
by Bruce Chadwick
Just about everything presented in Birth was historically wrong. Americans love it. What does that tell you?
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