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The preceding screen shots are from a May 2000 prototype of Griffith in Context.
However, many of the CD's features are still in development. Some of these include:
Theme cards are activated at the end of the scholarly voice-overs. These provide further explication of a significant theme and links to other scholarly voice-overs that are related to the currently selected topic The timeline juxtaposes significant events within Civil War and Reconstruction history with the fictional events depicted in the film. Branching off beyond the events of the historical period depicted by the film, the timeline moves forward to the early twentieth century to display facts surrounding the release and reception of the film.