A black director, a white author, and their differing accounts of rebel slave Nat Turner
A black filmmaker puts his acting career on hold, raises nearly $10 million and makes a movie about the rebel slave Nat Turner. His film receives a rapturous reception at a major festival, a bouquet of awards and praise from Hollywood's elite.
Witness Nat Turner Lead a Liberation Movement in the New Trailer for 'The Birth of a Nation'
Producer and director Nate Parker also takes on the acting role of Nat Turner in the upcoming film The Birth of a Nation. Taking place in Southampton, Virginia in 1831, the film depicts the journey of...