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Gabrielle Union Understands Why You Might Skip 'The Birth of a Nation'

Union, who is featured in the movie, says she sympathizes with those who opted not to see it in reaction to director Nate Parker’s 1999 rape case and his handling of the fallout.

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WATCH: Electrifying New Trailer For 'The Birth Of A Nation'

Nate Parker’s directorial debut about Nat Turner’s slave rebellion arrives in theaters on October 7.

'The Birth of a Nation' Just Landed the Biggest Distribution Deal in Sundance History

Fox Searchlight successfully bid $17.5 million for Nate Parker’s highly anticipated film about Nat Turner’s slave rebellion.