The birth of a nation

Arts & Entertainment

Is “The Birth of a Nation” a Sundance darling or a wide release flop?

“The Birth of a Nation” is a period biopic about the story of Nat Turner. Like many historical melodramas, the filmmakers were liberal in their use of artistic freedom with the narrative. This is not a failure of the film but rather the filmmaker’s choice to value theme and allegory over historical accuracy. Turner, a […]

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