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'The Birth of a Nation' is a powerful movie you need to see — despite all the controversy

For the foreseeable future, Nate Parker's directorial debut "The Birth of a Nation," which was the big winner at Sundance earlier this year, will be shrouded in the recent news of a rape accusation against its writer-director-star-producer while at Penn State in the late 1990s. How that will affect the movie's box office and award-season chances is another story. Here we'll delve into the movie itself, which focuses on Nat Turner (played by Parker), the slave who led a rebellion against the white masters of Southampton County, Virginia, in the 1830s.
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