Birth of a Nation

The release of Nate Parker's Birth Of A Nation sparked a lot of controversy in his life, as well as the lives of the rest of the cast members, according to Gabrielle Union.

Bernice Jenkins is announcing auditions for the church production of “Birth Of A Nation.” But she’s also got specific guidelines for those who want to audition. Listen to the audio player to hear what happened in this exclusive clip of these Church Announcements! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Get the latest announcements from Bernice Jenkins here and listen LIVE […]

Nate Parker's film The Birth Of A Nation hit theaters last weekend and the box office numbers were less than great.

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Nate Parker discussed the research he had to do in order to write “The Birth Of A Nation,” with the detail and historical accuracy necessary to make the world believable. He explains how he captured the personality of Nat Turner using slave narratives, and talks about why he thought it was important to put an […]

Nate Parker opened up about handling the backlash he has experienced in the midst of press for his historic film, “The Birth Of A Nation,” as the resurfacing of a rape charge from college (of which he was acquitted) ushered in the heavy critical eye of the public. He explains why he kept pushing through, […]

https://twitter.com/EllenBarkin/status/784176274851913728 On Tuesday, white actress Ellen Barkin turned to Twitter to ask for help understanding the controversy about Nate Parker‘s new movie The Birth Of A Nation and his 1999 rape acquittal. Barkin, who currently stars in TNT’s Animal Kingdom, was clear that her questions was directed only at her non-white followers, writing “Please don’t offer suggestions if […]

Nate Parker discusses the tough journey to get the Nat Turner biopic made.

Nate Parker and the cast of 'Birth of a Nation' share how important it was to be a part of the film.

On Monday, Birth of a Nation writer, director, and star Nate Parker stopped by Good Morning America, during which he discussed the controversy surrounding his film, as well as Sunday night’s edition of 60 Minutes. “I said it last night, I was falsely accused,” he told Robin Roberts. “I was proven innocent and I’m not going to apologize for that.” He […]

https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/774494206480048128 Nate Parker’s new film is getting such good feedback it may be able to overcome the controversy surrounding its creator. The Nat Turner biopic Birth Of A Nation got a standing ovation at the Toronto Film Festival Friday. According to the BBC, the audience was enthralled by Parker’s film. Speaking after the film, Parker said: “I […]