Watch The Trailer ‘Birth Of A Nation’ Based On Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion

by Rafeal Crawford
Nate Parker

Actor Nate Parker who’s known for his role in the film that co-starred Denzel Washington in “The Great Debaters” ventured off to work behind the camera. Parker wrote, directed, and starred in ” Birth Of A Nation” an independent film that won two of the highest honors at the Sundance Film Festival  — the Audience Award and the Grand Jury prize.

 Birth Of A Nation is about the 1831 slave rebellion by Nat Turner

The indie film garnered such high praise that Fox Searchlight purchased the film for $17.5 million dollars and on Friday they released the two minute trailer.

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