BIRTH OF A NATION

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Written and Directed by NATE PARKER and starring NATE PARKER, ARMIE HAMMER, AJA NAOMI KING. 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. Winner of both coveted awards from Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic, and U.S. Grand Jury Prize. Screening: Sept 21, 7:30pm

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