THE BIRTH OF A NATION FEATURETTE - Then and Now: Reclaiming The Birth of a Nation
Download or Stream Then and Now: Reclaiming The Birth of a Nation for the motion picture THE BIRTH OF A NATION. This featurette explores the origins of the title and the infamous DW Griffith 1915 motion picture versus Nat Turner's story and the state of race relations in America today.
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Run time: 3:46
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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