The Birth of a Nation
Set against 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.
Release Date: October 7, 2016
Directed ByNate Parker
Written ByNate Parker
Produced ByNate Parker, Kevin Turen, Preston L. Holmes, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Michael Berman
CastAja Naomi King, Armie Hammer, Aunjanue Ellis, Colman Domingo, Dwight Henry, Esther Scott, Gabrielle Union, Mark Boone Jr., Nate Parker, Roger Guenveur Smith