DJ Spooky to Remix the 1915 Film Birth of a Nation, Presented by SMU Meadows’ Ignite Arts

Flickr User Richard Pyrker
Flickr User Richard Pyrker

“Trip-hop” musician DJ Spooky used his 21st-century DJ techniques to remix the classic 1915 film Birth of a Nation, upending every aspect of the controversial and racist film. The result is a new cinematic statement that propels the audience into a modern sociopolitical landscape that has evolved beyond all expectations. SMU Meadows’ SYZYGY new music ensemble performs the live original score, playing a blend of blues, jazz and gospel.

Wednesday, October 19, 7 p.m.

Dallas VideoFest

Texas Theatre

231 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75208

Presented by Video Association of Dallas, Ignite Arts Dallas SMU Meadows School of the Arts and Make Art with Purpose (MAP).

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