Nate Parker’s Birth of A Nation was released this past weekend. For those who have seen it, what are your thoughts about the historical accuracy of the film? What are the strengths and weaknesses of trying to make a historically based feature film?
Below are some recent critiques of the film’s content and presentation, as well as starter bibliography on Nat Tuner and the Southampton Revolt.
The Birth of a Nation: how Nate Parker failed to remake history