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The Birth Of A Nation

  1. 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.
  2. movies
    Nate Parker Sets Return With LAPD BiopicBased on the life of Ralph Waddy, who investigated many of L.A.’s highest-profile cases.
  3. 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.”
  4. the film industry
    Mel Gibson Stands With Nate Parker“You have to follow the system there.”
  5. your box office explained
    The Accountant Is a Hit, and Ben Affleck Is Truly a Movie Star AgainThis is the first movie that’s been a hit solely on the strength of Ben Affleck, the actor, in … a long time.
  6. your box office explained
    The Birth of a Nation Couldn’t Overcome Nate Parker at the Box OfficeBut the people who did see it seemed to like it.
  7. columbus day
    7 Movies to Watch (or Not) This Columbus Day WeekendAmerican Honey for all, Magnificent Seven for none, and avoid a trip with The Girl on the Train.
  8. religion
    What Birth of a Nation Gets Wrong About ReligionThis is, primarily, an earthly revenge story.
  9. 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.
  10. close reads
    Nate Parker Failed the Women of Birth of a NationThe film’s female characters serve only as stock victims. 
  11. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Does The Birth of a Nation Still Have a Shot?And what other movies and actors have seen their awards-season fortunes change this week?
  12. National Geographic to Air a Nat Turner Documentary Produced by Nate ParkerRise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner will air this Friday.
  13. movies
    5 Reasons The Birth of a Nation Sold for So MuchNine months ago, Nate Parker’s movie was the toast of Sundance.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.”
  18. tweets
    Fox Searchlight Markets Birth of a Nation, OddlyWith memes.
  19. tie-ins for the people
    Birth of a Nation Wants You to Register to VoteLet’s all go to the lobby / And register to vote.
  20. 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.”
  21. 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.
  22. 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?”
  23. Nate Parker’s Former Classmates Dispute Harassment ClaimsThe Birth of a Nation star was accused of rape while a student at Penn State.
  24. nate parker
    Al Sharpton Offers Support to Nate Parker“Now, all of a sudden, they rediscover what they already knew.”
  25. 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.”
  26. trailer mix
    See The Birth of a Nation’s Trailer and PosterIt’s Nate Parker’s directorial debut.
  27. Joseph Gordon-Levitt Producing KKK DramaThe project, produced in partnership with Amazon Studios, is currently looking for a writer.
  28. bandz a make her
    The Complete List of Sales at Sundance 2016Streaming services grabbed everything they could.
  29. the month in movies
    January Was Kind to Revenant; Not to YA, De NiroAnd boy, did bears have a big month.
  30. sundance 2016
    Aja Naomi King’s The Birth of a Nation Breakout“Diversity is all-inclusive; it means everyone. When someone says diversity, what they’re really trying to say is all stories should be normal stories.”
  31. 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.”
  32. 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.”
  33. 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.”
  34. sundance 2016
    Sundance Review: The Powerful Birth of a NationIt’s a beautiful, reflective film, even as it is also a brutal, visceral one.
  35. sundance 2016
    Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation Sets Sundance Sale RecordFox Searchlight will reportedly buy it for a record-setting amount.
  36. awkward anniversaries
    Why No One Is Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Feature FilmThe production that gave birth to an industry — and helped shape our national character — was the virulently racist Birth of a Nation.