Birth of a Nation
A female student trainer claims the incident occurred in 2000 while Nate Parker was awaiting trial on a rape allegation.
Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton is questioning why filmmaker Nate Parker is under intense public scrutiny for rape charges leveled against him 17 years ago. He believes the rehashing smacks of a possible right-wing conspiracy to keep the public from seeing his film The Birth of a Nation, reports The New York Daily News. “If a […]
The controversy ramped up last week when Parker was asked about a 1999 rape charge involving him and Jean Celestin, his college roommate and 'Birth of A Nation' collaborator, while they were students at Penn State University.
Filmmaker Nate Parker announced that he intends to launch a film school this coming fall at Wiley College in Texas. The Birth Of A Nation director told reporters over the weekend that the East Texas school will give students a wide-ranging variety of coursework as it pertains to filmmaking, Variety reports. In an interview with The […]
Paramount and Netflix dropped out of an overnight bidding war that ended with the historically large offer from Fox Searchlight.
A group of anti-abortion activists took it upon themselves to secretly videotape activity at a Planned Parenthood in Houston, Texas in an effort to reveal how fetal tissue was being handled at the clinic. Unfortunately for the activists (affiliated with the Center for Medical Progress) their plan backfired. After examining the footage, a Houston grand […]
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