The Birth of a Nation

Set against the antebellum South, this film follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, 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.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Nate Parker

Cast:

  • Nate Parker
  • Armie Hammer
  • Mark Boone Jr.
  • Colman Domingo
  • Aunjanue Ellis
  • Dwight Henry
  • Aja Naomi King
  • Esther Scott
  • Roger Guenveur Smith
  • Gabrielle Union

Writers:

  • Jean McGianni Celestin
  • Nate Parker

Producers:

  • Nate Parker
  • Kevin Turen
  • Jason Michael Berman
  • Aaron L. Gilbert
  • Preston L. Holmes

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