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  1. Nate Parker to Receive Sundance Institute's Vanguard Award

    10:30 am 6/28/2016

    The 'Birth of a Nation' writer-director-producer-star will be honored at Night Before Next on Aug. 11.Read more

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  2. Official Trailer for Nate Parker's 'The Birth of a Nation' Debuts

    10:33 am 6/21/2016

    The Sundance hit is set for an Oct. 7 release. Read more

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  3. Los Angeles Film Festival: Nate Parker Q&A and 11 More Can't-Miss Highlights

    7:00 am 6/1/2016

    The event, running June 1-9, is moving from downtown L.A. to Culver City for its 2016 edition.Read more

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  4. Watch Nate Parker's Speech at the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards

    8:44 am 4/25/2016

    "Apathy is the norm, not disruption."Read more

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  5. Watch Nate Parker's Rousing Tribeca Speech on Making 'Birth of a Nation'

    11:46 am 4/22/2016

    "Will [my kids] look at me one day and ask me what I did? Or will they find themselves in a situation where they’re a victim of a system that I was too much of a coward to address?"Read more

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  6. Tribeca Film Festival to Honor 'Birth of a Nation' Director Nate Parker

    9:01 am 4/4/2016

    Also among this year's honorees are 'The Cove' and 'Racing Extinction' director Louie Psihoyos and Charity Water founder and CEO Scott Harrison.Read more

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  7. Nate Parker to Open Film School at 'Great Debaters' College

    4:25 pm 3/21/2016

    Wiley College served as the backdrop for Parker's starring role in the Denzel Washington-directed 2007 film.Read more

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  8. Hollywood Flashback: A Century Before Sundance, 'Birth of a Nation' Was a Racist Hit

    12:00 pm 2/4/2016

    D.W. Griffith's 1915 silent film, featuring actors in blackface portraying watermelon-eating caricatures intent on raping white women while the Ku Klux Klan is seen riding to the rescue, sparked riots and was denied release in eight northern states: "It established the paradigm in American films where persons of color were the villains, while the true oppressors were the iconic heroes," says John Singleton.Read more

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  9. 'Birth of a Nation': Who Was the Real Nat Turner? (Guest Column)

    11:51 am 2/1/2016

    A historian of slavery explains the historical figure behind the slave revolt movie and how black protests doomed an earlier movie about his life. Read more

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  10. Sundance Wrap: Race, Politics and a Pet Wolf

    5:28 pm 1/29/2016

    'The Birth of a Nation' made the biggest splash — for understandable reasons — but other standouts included Obama date movie 'Southside with You' and 'Wild,' a bold German film about a young woman and her wolf.Read more

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