Private Screening: THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, 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.
Directed by: Nate Parker
Jackie Earle Haley