The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Black Lives Protest Against Birth of Nation

Not all social change is good. Unlike the other films on this list, The Birth of a Nation helped ignite a hateful social movement — the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. The film is a chilling reminder of Hollywood’s capacity to do harm.

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