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‘Birth Of A Nation’ Has Tricky Needle To Thread: ‘To Inspire But Not To Incite’

“The coming film, which recounts a violent 1831 slave rebellion and includes scenes that evoke present-day outrage over fatal police shootings of black men, has been marketed as an urgent call to action. … But when The Birth of a Nation arrives in roughly 2,000 theaters on Friday, Fox Searchlight is hoping that a parallel […]
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