After premiering to rave reviews earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, The Birth Of Nation stumbled last weekend at its North American box-office opening. Beleaguered director Nate Parker‘s slave-rebellion drama raked in “$7.1 million from 2,105 theaters, capping weeks of controversy over Parker’s involvement in a 1999 rape trial.” He had hoped to bring in […]
Nate Parker received serious backlash after his rape trial of 17 years ago hit the mainstream press, which affected the reception of his directorial debut The Birth of a Nation.
On Thursday night, protesters honoring victims of rape and sexual assault gathered at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood for a silent candlelight sit-in.
Parker said, "All I know is the film exists. You can kill the messenger, you can come for me, it’s alright."
Nate Parker sat down with Anderson Cooper in a prelude to this Sunday's episode of 60 Minutes to discuss the controversy surrounding his alleged rape case in 1999.
Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, recently sat down with Belafonte and criminal justice activist Carmen Perez for an exclusive interview to discuss Belafonte's upcoming music and arts festival, Many Rivers to Cross.
Nate Parker and his Birth of a Nation film have some supporters, but many are having a hard time backing the movie after his 1999 rape case was dug up.
The 'Birth of a Nation' actor and director says the 'toxic male culture' aided in his inexperience to properly address the ongoing controversy.
Ain't we allowed to be concerned and even disgusted with these rape allegations, regardless of how old they are?
The controversy surrounding Nate Parker’s 2001 sexual assault case just got messier. As if the complex racial politics of Parker’s upcoming film “The Birth Of A Nation” weren’t enough to stoke the flames of the 16-year-old trial, emerging details from the case could put Parker in even hotter water as Fox prepares the awards-season release […]
In the interim, AFI announced they would screen “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” director Edward Zwick's latest film. Zwick is also an executive producer of Parker's film.