Nate Parker – who took two years off from his acting career to write, produce, direct and star in the already critically acclaimed Birth of a Nation – has given his first TV interview to Anderson Cooper for 60 Minutes. The interview will air on CBS on Sunday, October 2nd (7/6C).
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TIFF 2016 Roundup, Mad Max Prequel, The Rundown 2, Dune Remake
We’re back! Fresh off an early fall break, GeekScholars Movie News has returned and this week’s episode begins with a review of the films coming out of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival that look poised to make an awards season run. From there, it’s ‘Never Tell Me the Odds’ as the hosts give their probabilities on: […]
Motion Poster: Birth of a Nation!
Fox Searchlight has released a motion poster for Nate Parker’s historical drama Birth of a Nation – a powerful story about slavery and human dignity. Check it out after the jump. Birth of a Nation opens on October 7th.
Rising Storm Trailer: Birth of a Nation!
Nate Parker took two years of from his mainstream acting career to write, direct, produce and star in Birth of a Nation – a tale of a literate slave and preacher, Nat Turner, who agrees to use his preaching to mollify the slaves of a financially strained owner, Samuel Turner. After witnessing countless atrocities, he turns his […]
Sundance Winner – Audience & Jury – Birth of a Nation Opens in October!
In 1915, D.W. Griffith made the film Birth of a Nation – universally acclaimed for its brilliance, but very much a record of the racial biases of the time. In 2015, Nate Parker wrote, directed, produced and starred in Birth of a Nation – the story of Nat Turner, who led an uprising in the […]