Fox Searchlight UK today brings you the new trailer for Nate Parker’s highly anticipated directorial debut -THE BIRTH OF A NATION.
The trailer is full of anger inducing, heart wrenching emotion as well as being inspirational as Nate Parker is joined by a cast of Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Aja Naomi King and Gabrielle Union.
Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Birth of a Nation is released in UK cinemas on January 20th 2017.