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The premiere visuals for Nate Parker’s Birth Of A Nationa riveting drama about the 1831 slave rebellionare here and like the rave reviews from critics and fans alike, it looks like a modern masterpiece.

Birth Of A Nation received a standing ovation at Sundance where it won the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition and set a new record when it was sold to Fox Searchlight for $17.5 million. Parker stars as Nat Turner, a literate slave whose preaching helps subdue unruly slaves.

“Submit yourselves to your masters with all respect,” he preaches in the riveting clip.

After witnessing wicked acts against his people and with hopes for freedom, Nat led his fellow slaves to a historic bloody rebellion.

How to Get Away With Murder’s Aja Naomi King, Gabrielle Union and Armie Hammer also appear in the film.

Watch the trailer, below:

‘Birth Of A Nation’ hits theaters October 7.


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