The Birth Of A Nation
The Birth Of A Nation actress gets real about being a rape survivor and raising Black boys.
After premiering to rave reviews earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, The Birth Of Nation stumbled last weekend at its North American box-office opening. Beleaguered director Nate Parker‘s slave-rebellion drama raked in “$7.1 million from 2,105 theaters, capping weeks of controversy over Parker’s involvement in a 1999 rape trial.” He had hoped to bring in […]
Nate Parker received serious backlash after his rape trial of 17 years ago hit the mainstream press, which affected the reception of his directorial debut The Birth of a Nation.
Nate Parker, actor and creator of the controversial film Birth Of A Nation, came through to the studio to talk about the incredible journey of making and getting his movie seen. He explains why, of all the stories, the story of Nat Turner was so important for him to tell. “This is our Braveheart,” he […]
Nate Parker‘s film The Birth Of A Nation is finally hitting theaters today despite all of the controversy surrounding the film and it’s director— but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still people who don’t want the movie to see the light of day. On Thursday night, protesters, honoring victims of rape and sexual assault, gathered at the […]
Parker said, "All I know is the film exists. You can kill the messenger, you can come for me, it’s alright."
Nate Parker sat down with Anderson Cooper in a prelude to this Sunday's episode of 60 Minutes to discuss the controversy surrounding his alleged rape case in 1999.
Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, recently sat down with Belafonte and criminal justice activist Carmen Perez for an exclusive interview to discuss Belafonte's upcoming music and arts festival, Many Rivers to Cross.
In the interim, AFI announced they would screen “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” director Edward Zwick's latest film. Zwick is also an executive producer of Parker's film.
The controversy surrounding Nate Parker’s 2001 sexual assault case just got messier. As if the complex racial politics of Parker’s upcoming film “The Birth Of A Nation” weren’t enough to stoke the flames of the 16-year-old trial, emerging details from the case could put Parker in even hotter water as Fox prepares the awards-season release […]
One of the most anticipated films of the year has finally released its full-length trailer to further intensify fan frenzy. Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation offers a deeper look into the film courtesy of a full-length trailer ahead of the film’s fall 2016 release. You’ve heard about it, read about all the accolades […]
President Obama and his team will petition an order from a federal judge that called for 50,000 immigration records to be turned over and Justice Department lawyers to undergo ethics training. On Tuesday, the Justice Department said it believes the judge who made the order, Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the […]