the birth of a nation

At the Venice Film International Film Festival, the "Birth of a Nation" director apologized for how he responded to a rape allegation from his college days.
The director and actor's handling of the 1999 rape allegation torpedoed the release of his 2016 film "The Birth of a Nation."
Lakeith Stanfield, Laura Dern and Keira Knightley were the toasts of the festival.
Fifty years ago, a movie like "Get Out" couldn't have existed. But does this really mean progress?
I went to a screening of "The Birth of a Nation" with my 85-year-old mother whose energy and interests continue to belie
It's somewhat disconcerting that Nate Parker chose to name his film after D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915), since
The film beat out Nate Parker's much-talked about "The Birth of a Nation."
I no longer want Nate to win. I want Nate to take ownership.
An exclusive insight into Jason Stuart's unlikely journey to play a slave owner in 2016's most anticipated film, The Birth
“This is a forum for the film," the director said at the Toronto Film Festival.
"I’m bothered that we live in a world where rapists have to do very little to be accepted."
Doesn't an African American artist deserve the same chance for rehabilitation that was extended to a white one? I have no easy solution, just questions and an old memory of vulnerability.
I am withholding my support for Parker because I have to, not because I want to. Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of women who are up in arms about Parker, myself included, take no joy in it.
Countless cases of sexual assault have resurfaced in the last few years, with public awareness leading women to open up about experiences they had stayed silent about for too long. From Bill Cosby to Woody Allen to Roger Ailes to, now, Nate Parker, our society is learning just how many skeletons are buried in the closets of our beloved golden boys.