Birth of a Nation is Poorly Done Slavery Pain-Porn

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Nate Parker stars in the Nat Turner biopic film, Birth of a Nation. While most true story adaptations include a few embellishments, don’t go into this expecting anything remotely accurate. This is slavery pain-porn, rife with Christianity overkill. Despite all of the controversy surrounding Parker with the apparent rape of a college co-ed and his tone-deaf comments regarding the incident, he has produced a sloppy, amateurish, film that makes a mockery of Nat Turner’s legacy, and tricks you into thinking this isan actual part of history.

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