Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.
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.
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A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.
In the film's new one-sheet, the actor appears with an American flag noose wrapped around his neck.
Actor, activist, and film director Nate Parker recently sat down with NewsOne Now Host Roland Martin to discuss his new film, The Birth of a Nation. The controversial movie chronicles the legacy of Nat Turner and the slave rebellion of 1831. Parker also discussed his transition into directing, his history in Hollywood, and the importance of showcasing films that […]
President Obama and his team will petition an order from a federal judge that called for 50,000 immigration records to be turned over and Justice Department lawyers to undergo ethics training. On Tuesday, the Justice Department said it believes the judge who made the order, Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the […]
Fox Searchlight released the first trailer of The Birth of a Nation. The award-winning biopic of Nat Turner is scheduled for release in October.
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 […]
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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 […]
Roland Martin kicks it on the”Beyond The Lights” movie premiere red carpet with Gina Prince-Bythewood, Nate Parker, Stephanie Allain, Laurie Ann Gibson, Sanaa Lathan, Aisha Hinds, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Dondre Whitfield and Johnny Gill. Watch all the fun in the clip above brought to you through the lens of the Roland Cam. Gugu Mbatha-Raw Talks ‘Beyond The Lights’ […]
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