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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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.
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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 skills to orchestrating an uprising in hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Birth of a Nation premieres on October 7th. Check out the first trailer after the break.
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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 hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Fox Searchlight bought the film for $17 million and has announced an awards season opening date. Follow the jump for details.
Continue reading Sundance Winner – Audience & Jury – Birth of a Nation Opens in October!
Ultimately, you have to dream your own dreams. Sometimes, you have to learn that the hard way.
Check out the trailer for Beyond the Lights following the jump. Beyond the Lights premieres on November 14th.
Continue reading Driven Trailer: Beyond The Lights!
A failed suicide attempt leads to a reunion of old friends in About Alex, a quietly intense little film about life, love and the false intimacy created by modern telecommunications.
Continue reading About Alex: The Little Chill!