The Birth of a Nation opened to a disappointing box office and mixed reviews. The film was highly anticipated after it received resounding acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. But that was before Nate Parker’s rape controversy rose to the top of his story and took the conversation away from his film.
In my interview with Nate Parker we discuss if America was ready for this film, the role of the church and the controversy that clearly impacted the opening of his film.
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Gabrielle Union and Aja Naomi King also star in The Birth of a Nation. Gabrielle said she had to do the film. It called to her, and both actresses described the strong characters and powerful storylines in the film.
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