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Review: In Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ Must-See and Won’t-See Collide

This film about Nat Turner’s slave rebellion is an ambitious attempt to corral the contradictions of history within the conventions of popular narrative.
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The Birth of a Nation

Film / Film Reviews : RogerEbert.com

Nate Parker's “The Birth of a Nation,” a retelling of the 1831 slave rebellion led by Nat Turner, could not be more timely. The rise of Donald Trump and the more blatant expression of racist attitudes that his candidacy has embolden...

Nate Parker Failed the Women of Birth of a Nation

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation, a retelling of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave insurrection, has approximately five women in speaking roles: Turner's wife, Cherry; his mother, Nancy; his grandmother, Bridget; his master’s wife, Elizabe...

‘The Birth Of A Nation’ Review: Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion Loses Some Power In Flawed Movie Treatment

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Deadline Hollywood

Finally coming to theaters nine months after its Sundance triumph and subsequent controversy over the revelation of a 1999 campus rape case for its writer-director-producer-star Nate Parker, The Birth of a Nation is bringing a lot o...

Nate Parker's slave-revolt drama 'The Birth of a Nation' wields its emotions like a blunt instrument when subtlety is called for

Entertainment / Film : LA Times: Movies

Like Nat Turner, the protagonist of his "The Birth of a Nation," Nate Parker dreamed a mighty dream. Turner, the leader of an Aug. 21, 1831, slave revolt, the most successful in American history, dreamed of ending the institution of...

National Geographic to Air a Nat Turner Documentary Produced by Nate Parker

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

Nate Parker, who has become embroiled in controversy surrounding his 1999 rape allegations in the run-up to the release of his Nat Turner film The Birth of a Nation, is getting the chance to tell the story of Turner's 1831 slave reb...

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