Birth of a Nation

Bernice Jenkins is announcing auditions for the church production of “Birth Of A Nation.” But she’s also got specific guidelines for those who want to audition. Listen to the audio player to hear what happened in this exclusive clip of these Church Announcements! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Get the latest announcements from Bernice Jenkins here and listen LIVE […]

Nate Parker's film The Birth Of A Nation hit theaters last weekend and the box office numbers were less than great.

When “Birth Of A Nation” premiered at Sundance Film Festival over the summer, Fox Searchlight coughed up more cash to back it than any movie at Sundance had ever seen before. It went on to receive high praises from the audiences that saw it early, and lots of hype got kicked up. Sign Up For […]

When Nate Parker‘s film, “The Birth Of A Nation,” premiered at Sundance Film Festival over the summer,  audiences and press there were absolutely floored, spawning buzz that would last for months about the revolutionary film. This lead Fox Searchlight to offer more money to back the film than any other in Sundance history. It rained […]

Headkrack and Brat were at it again in this edition of “Flow And Go!” They covered a bunch of topics, from Nate Parker’s new film, “The Birth Of A Nation,” to Hurricane Matthew to Kim Kardashian‘s alleged robbery in Paris. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Watch the exclusive video above (or the audio below) and hear their […]

Nate Parker discussed the research he had to do in order to write “The Birth Of A Nation,” with the detail and historical accuracy necessary to make the world believable. He explains how he captured the personality of Nat Turner using slave narratives, and talks about why he thought it was important to put an […]

Nate Parker opened up about handling the backlash he has experienced in the midst of press for his historic film, “The Birth Of A Nation,” as the resurfacing of a rape charge from college (of which he was acquitted) ushered in the heavy critical eye of the public. He explains why he kept pushing through, […]

https://twitter.com/EllenBarkin/status/784176274851913728 On Tuesday, white actress Ellen Barkin turned to Twitter to ask for help understanding the controversy about Nate Parker‘s new movie The Birth Of A Nation and his 1999 rape acquittal. Barkin, who currently stars in TNT’s Animal Kingdom, was clear that her questions was directed only at her non-white followers, writing “Please don’t offer suggestions if […]

With Nate Parker‘s highly anticipated film “Birth Of A Nation” headed to theaters nation-wide this Friday, Jeff Johnson highlights the importance of the critically-acclaimed film’s central historic figure, Nat Turner. Turner lead a bloody slave rebellion on a plantation Virginia in 1831, recruiting slaves left and right until it spread to neighboring plantations. Sign Up […]

https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/774494206480048128 Nate Parker’s new film is getting such good feedback it may be able to overcome the controversy surrounding its creator. The Nat Turner biopic Birth Of A Nation got a standing ovation at the Toronto Film Festival Friday. According to the BBC, the audience was enthralled by Parker’s film. Speaking after the film, Parker said: “I […]