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American Film Institute Cancels Birth of a Nation Screening and Nate Parker Q&A 

The American Film Insitute had scheduled a screening of Nate Parker’s Sundance hit Birth of a Nation for Friday, but Parker’s rape charge from 1999 continues to disrupt what the general public previously considered a much simpler story about a Hollywood triumph. Read more...
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