‘The Birth of a Nation’: Watch Harrowing Trailer for Sundance Smash – Daniel Kreps / Rolling Stone

birth of a nation.jpgreThe Birth of a Nation, the Nat Turner biopic that dominated the Sundance Film Festival, has unveiled its first trailer ahead of its October theatrical release. The film – directed and written by Nate Parker, who also stars in the lead role – focuses on the story of Turner, the Virginia slave who led a rebellion against slave owners in 1831.
View the video here.