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The birth of a nation

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: Blu-Ray Combo 2016
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Blu-Ray BLU-RAY & DVD Birth
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Blu-Ray
Call Number  BLU-RAY & DVD Birth
Robinson Library Audiovisual BLURAY COMBO BIRTH OF A NATION
Location  Robinson Library
Collection  Audiovisual
Set against the antebellum South, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities, against himself and his fellows slaves, Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Additional Information
Subjects Turner, Nat, -- 1800?-1831 -- Drama.
Southampton Insurrection, 1831 -- Drama.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
Slavery -- Virginia -- Drama.
Historical films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Publisher Beverly Hills, California :2016
Edition Blu-ray and DVD, Widescreen.
Contributors Parker, Nate, 1979- film producer, screenwriter, film director, actor.
Turen, Kevin, 1979- film producer.
Berman, Jason Michael, film producer.
Gilbert, Aaron L., film producer.
Holmes, Preston L., film producer.
McGianni Celestin, Jean, contributor.
Hammer, Armie, 1986- actor.
Boone, Mark, Jr., actor.
Domingo, Colman, actor.
Ellis, Aunjanue, actor.
Henry, Dwight, actor.
King, Aja Naomi, actor.
Haley, Jackie Earle, 1961- actor.
Union, Gabrielle, actor.
Jackman, Henry (Henry Pryce), composer.
Fox Searchlight Pictures, presenter.
Bron Studios, production company.
Phantom Four (Firm), production company.
Mandalay Pictures, production company.
Novofam Productions (Firm), production company.
Follow Through Productions (Firm), production company.
Infinity Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Oster Media (Firm), production company.
Point Made Film, production company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
Participants/Performers Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Jr., Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Gabrielle Union.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Elliot Davis ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; music, Henry Jackman.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for disturbing violent content and some brief nudity.
Language English
Blu-ray disc: In English, French, or Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); English descriptive audio.
DVD: In English, French, or Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); closed-captioned; English descriptive audio.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Features: Rise up --The legacy of Nat Turner documentary; feature commentary by Nate Parker; deleted scenes with optional director commentary; The birth of a nation --The making of a movement; #AmeriCAN (short film) with optional director commentary; "Free God" spoken word; Celebration of independent voices --Nate Parker; shooting script; gallery.
System Details Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; AVC@23 Mpbs; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English); Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish); DTS 5.1 (French); English descriptive audio 5.1.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English); surround Dolby Digital 2.0 (French, Spanish); English descriptive audio 5.1.
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
Description 1 Blu-ray Disc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD (120 min. : sound,color ; 4 3/4 in.)
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