A female student trainer claims the incident occurred in 2000 while Nate Parker was awaiting trial on a rape allegation.
Nate Parker's film The Birth Of A Nation hit theaters last weekend and the box office numbers were less than great.
After premiering to rave reviews earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, The Birth Of Nation stumbled last weekend at its North American box-office opening. Beleaguered director Nate Parker‘s slave-rebellion drama raked in “$7.1 million from 2,105 theaters, capping weeks of controversy over Parker’s involvement in a 1999 rape trial.” He had hoped to bring in […]
When Nate Parker‘s film, “The Birth Of A Nation,” premiered at Sundance Film Festival over the summer, audiences and press there were absolutely floored, spawning buzz that would last for months about the revolutionary film. This lead Fox Searchlight to offer more money to back the film than any other in Sundance history. It rained […]
The people who didn't go support The Birth of A Nation because of Nate Parker's past are the same ones who want an insincere apology from Nate, rather than the real remorse and regret he feels.
Nate Parker received serious backlash after his rape trial of 17 years ago hit the mainstream press, which affected the reception of his directorial debut The Birth of a Nation.
Nate Parker discussed the research he had to do in order to write “The Birth Of A Nation,” with the detail and historical accuracy necessary to make the world believable. He explains how he captured the personality of Nat Turner using slave narratives, and talks about why he thought it was important to put an […]