Kareem & John saw Nate Parker’s directorial debut “The Birth of a Nation”. Brandon did not. We’ve discussed the lead-up to the film at length on earlier episodes of the show, and now that it’s landed in theaters, is “The Birth of a Nation” able to transcend its bad PR from its star-director-producer?
Kareem, John & Brandon have a discussion about the film itself, Parker’s handling of the controversy surrounding his early 2000s sexual assault trial (including saying no to Oprah), the variety of reviews and thinkpieces about the film, its historical accuracy, the necessity of the use of sexual assault in the film, how Nate Parker’s scandal compares to those of other embattled filmmakers, and more.
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