Articles tagged nate parker

Dogs, Dialectics, and Academy Awards

Controversies involving A Dog's Purpose, The Birth of a Nation, and Last Tango in Paris reveal that access to more offscreen information can lead to greater accountability.

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‘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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27 Jan 2016 // 10:20 AM

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 // 11:00 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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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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