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Nate Parker

  1. venice film festival
    Spike Lee Calls Nate Parker’s New Film a ‘Part of History’At the Venice Film Festival, the American Skin filmmaker apologized for his past “tone-deaf” behavior.
  2. movies
    Nate Parker Resurfaces With a New Movie That Will Screen at Venice Film FestivalAmerican Skin is his first feature since the scandal-plagued release of The Birth of a Nation.
  3. movies
    Nate Parker Sets Return With LAPD BiopicBased on the life of Ralph Waddy, who investigated many of L.A.’s highest-profile cases.
  4. the industry
    Armie Hammer Calls Out Last Year’s Nate Parker–Casey Affleck Double StandardHammer calls the rollout of Nate Parker’s college rape allegation “orchestrated.”
  5. oscars 2017
    How Does a Contender’s Personal Life Affect Awards Voting? 17 Insiders Weigh InIndustry veterans discuss whether they truly can separate art from artist.
  6. naacp image awards
    Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Nate Parker Top NAACP Image Awards NominationsNate Parker and Donald Glover were also nominated.
  7. the film industry
    Mel Gibson Stands With Nate Parker“You have to follow the system there.”
  8. nate parker
    Nate Parker Was Accused of Indecent ExposureWhile on trial for rape, Parker was accused of exposing himself to a female student-trainer.
  9. oops
    Nate Parker Reportedly Refused Oprah’s HelpShe is said to have advised him to do an interview with Gayle King from the start.
  10. religion
    What Birth of a Nation Gets Wrong About ReligionThis is, primarily, an earthly revenge story.
  11. review roundup
    Review Roundup: The Birth of a Nation Is a Heavy-handed EpicAfter a rapturous reception at Sundance, the film’s new reviews have been much more mixed.
  12. close reads
    Nate Parker Failed the Women of Birth of a NationThe film’s female characters serve only as stock victims. 
  13. National Geographic to Air a Nat Turner Documentary Produced by Nate ParkerRise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner will air this Friday.
  14. movies
    5 Reasons The Birth of a Nation Sold for So MuchNine months ago, Nate Parker’s movie was the toast of Sundance.
  15. following the money
    How The Birth of a Nation Raised Its $10M BudgetMany folks shelled out to turn Parker’s dream project into a reality.
  16. the birth of a nation
    A Timeline of the Nate Parker Rape ScandalThe Birth of a Nation filmmaker was accused of sexual assault in 1999.
  17. movie review
    Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation Is a Melodramatic Revenge SagaIt conforms, beat by beat, to the most ruthless Hollywood vigilante template.
  18. nate parker
    Nate Parker Doesn’t Apologize on 60 Minutes “I was falsely accused. I went to court. And I sat in trial. I was vindicated,” Parker said.
  19. nate parker
    Nate Parker Addresses Rape Accusations in 60 Minutes ClipHe went on the record with Anderson Cooper.
  20. open letters
    Sister of Nate Parker Accuser Pens Open Letter“Since she is no longer here to speak for herself, I feel a duty to speak on her behalf.”
  21. toronto film festival 2016
    Nate Parker Avoids Apology Question at TIFF“This is a forum for the film. This is a forum for the other people who are sitting on this stage. It’s not mine, I don’t own it. It doesn’t belong to me, so I definitely don’t want to hijack it.”
  22. tiff 2016
    Birth of a Nation Got a Standing Ovation at TIFFLast night’s premiere seemed to prove that questions about Nate Parker matter more to the media than the movie-going public.
  23. toronto film festival 2016
    Gabrielle Union on Birth of a Nation, Kaepernick“Did I leave this job in a better place than when I started?”
  24. essays
    Gabrielle Union Writes Essay on Nate Parker“I took this role because I related to the experience.”
  25. nate parker
    Nate Parker: ‘I’m Not Perfect, I’m a Flawed Man’“I was acting as if I was the victim, and that’s wrong.”
  26. birth of a nation
    Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Nate Parker Controversy“The important thing is for people to see it, and enjoy the film, be impressed by the film.”
  27. Nate Parker’s Former Classmates Dispute Harassment ClaimsThe Birth of a Nation star was accused of rape while a student at Penn State.
  28. roundtables
    Is It Okay to See Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation?Supporting black art vs. reckoning with rape allegations.
  29. birth of a nation
    AFI Cancels Birth of a Nation ScreeningThe institute will hold a moderated discussion about the issues at stake.
  30. nate parker
    Al Sharpton Offers Support to Nate Parker“Now, all of a sudden, they rediscover what they already knew.”
  31. deaths
    Nate Parker’s Rape Accuser Committed Suicide in 2012, Her Brother Says“The progression was very quick and she took her life.”
  32. the birth of a nation
    Nate Parker Addresses 1999 Penn State Rape Case“I stand here, a 36-year-old man, 17 years removed from one of the most painful moments in my life.”
  33. good deeds
    Nate Parker Starts Sundance Fellowship for Directors of ColorHe was also given the Sundance Institute’s Vanguard Award.
  34. prince day
    Watch Chris Evans, Nate Parker, More Sing PrinceChris Evans does “Diamonds and Pearls.”
  35. frozen moments
    Met Gala 2016: Best Frozen MomentsWho among us has not looked at Lupita this way?
  36. sundance 2016
    The Birth of a Nation and Weiner Take Home Top Sundance Prizes“Thank you, Sundance, for creating a platform for us to grow, in spite of what the rest of Hollywood is doing sometimes. Thank you for being a leader.”
  37. sundance 2016
    Nate Parker on The Birth of a Nation’s Breakout“Hollywood was built on the propaganda of D.W. Griffith and The Birth of a Nation. There’s blood on that title.”
  38. sundance 2016
    Gabrielle Union Disappears in Birth of a Nation“I asked for her not to have any lines. It’s more symbolic of the lack of control or power that black women had, and have, over our own bodies.”
  39. sundance 2016
    Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation Sets Sundance Sale RecordFox Searchlight will reportedly buy it for a record-setting amount.
  40. sundance 2016
    Sundance Announces 2016 Competition LineupMeet the indie movies you’ll be talking about throughout the year.
  41. the industry
    Dimension Gives a Boost to Struggling Young Screenwriter Ice CubeIce Cube sells his script, W’s parents are cast, and Sam Raimi casts some collateral damage in Drag Me to Hell.