By BostonDodger

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One of the most highly anticipated films of the year is Nate Parker’s take on Nat Turner’s slave revolution.

“The Birth of a Nation,” was written by the actor wrote who also directed and stars in the film.

The official synopsis reads: Set against the antebellum South, this story 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. After witnessing countless atrocities against fellow slaves, Nat devises a plan to lead his people to freedom.

Joining Parker in front of the camera are Armie …read more



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