Articles tagged nate parker

‘The Birth of a Nation’ Is a Lose-Lose for the Academy

Nate Parker's sexual assault acquittal forces the Academy to either support underrepresented black artists or stand against the sexism of which it has been accused -- but not both.

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‘The Birth of a Nation’ Makes Visible a Movement That Can’t Wait

The Birth of a Nation, troubling and aspirational, exposes the need for intersectionality, now.

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Sundance 2016: ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Takes Sundance by Storm

The Birth of a Nation is inspired by a true story that saw a small group of slaves, starting out with rudimentary weapons, eventually take on white slaveowners and their families, killing about 60 of them.

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Lucasfilm’s ‘Red Tails’ Is Well-Intentioned But Thin

Red Tails is enjoyable enough and, like other George Lucas films, more throwback pulp than somber drama.

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26 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters is history by way of Oprah: righteously angry and uplifting, willing to pull a punch when it makes the broader point.

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That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

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"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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