The Birth of a Nation official trailer has hit the web.
The film chronicles the 1831 slave rebellion led by Nat Turner, a literate slave who became a traveling preacher with his owner Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer). Witnessing the horror of slavery day-in and day-out drives Turner to lead the bloodiest uprising in American history with the hope of attaining freedom from bondage.
Nate Parker is directing the film, as well as, producing. The Birth of a Nation stars Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Jr., Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja Naomi King, Esther Scott, Roger Guenveur Smith, Gabrielle Union, Penelope Ann Miller and Jackie Earle Haley.
Watch the full trailer below:
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