Archive for Film – “The Birth of a Nation”

Film – “The Birth of a Nation”

Film – “The Birth of a Nation” (2016)

Hosted by Keith Brantley

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., 702-229-4800.

“The Birth of a Nation” is a 2016 American period-drama film based on the story of Nat Turner, the enslaved man who led a slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1831. The film is co-written, co-produced and directed by Nate Parker (in his directorial debut) and stars Parker as Turner, with Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Penelope Ann Miller and Gabrielle Union in supporting roles. For more information, call 702-229-4800.