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Nate Parker Gives 60 Minutes His First TV Interview!

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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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Rising Storm Trailer: Birth of a Nation!

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 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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Sundance Winner – Audience & Jury – Birth of a Nation Opens in October!

Birth of a Nation

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.

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