THE BIRTH OF A NATION FEATURETTE - Revolt
Download or Stream Revolt Featurette for the motion picture THE BIRTH OF A NATION. This featurette presents interviews with eductors including Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson, Mary Elliot, Co-Curator, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Historian Dr. Kelley Deetz, filmmakers and cast, along with video clips examining the life of enslaved persons and slaveowners in Virginia in 1831, factors that may have contributed to Nat Turner's revolt, and it's relevance today.
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Run time: 5:45
ABOUT THE FILM:
Set against the backdrop of the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
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