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No Protests Or Controversy At ‘Birth Of A Nation’ L.A. Premiere

The premiere of The Birth is a Nation went off without a hitch – and without any protesters. Perhaps audiences – and Oscar voters – will decide that it should be judged on its own merits and not on the long ago allegation the film's director, Nate Parker, and story co-writer Jean McGianni Celestin, raped a fellow student at Penn State. Parker was acquitted at the end of the 2001 trial, and
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