Directed by: Nate Parker
Released On: 8 October 2016
Genre(s): Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller
Synopsis: 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.