Watch This New Trailer For Nate Parker's 'The Birth Of A Nation' On TIDAL
TIDAL exclusively released a new trailer for the much anticipated film The Birth Of A Nation.Watch it below.The film follows the story of Nat Turner, an African-American slave and preacher who led a rebellion in Virginia killing approximately 50-60 white people in the process. Turner went from plantation to plantation enlisting slaves in the rebellion, gathering weapons and supplies. This enraged white slave owners and a swift and brutal campaign to suppress the uprising quickly crushed the rebellion.The Birth Of A Nationcomes at a time of increasingly strained race relations, brought on bythe police killings of37 year-old Alton Sterling in Baton Rogue, Louisiana,32-year-old Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota and the killing of police officers in Dallas, Texas. The film offers us possible insight into our present by looking into our past. The journey to making the film a reality was a long one, about a decade in total, with Nate Parker initially self funding the film. Fox Searchlight eventually purchased the distribution rights at 17.5 million dollars.The film is nearly guaranteed to be a good one, already picking up awards from Sundance in the categories of AudienceAward and U.S. Grand Jury Prize.Nate ParkersThe Birth Of A Nation, which Parker wrote, directed, and stars in,will be released in theaters onOctober 7th.