This film has been buzzing since its well-received showing at this year’s Sundance Festival. The biopic from writer/producer/actor Nate Parker follows the story of the Nat Turner slave rebellion. The Birth of a Nation, which stars Parker, Aunjanue Ellis and Gabrielle Union will hit theaters in October 2016 and is expected to be on the award season radar for best picture.
About Nina Hemphill Reeder
Nina Reeder is the assistant editor at BMWK. Reeder is a professional journalist, who has contributed for publications and outlets, such as Ebony magazine, AOL.com, Marriott Hotels and more. She has also worked as the senior editor at Upscale magazine, a national lifestyle/entertainment magazine.
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