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The birth of a nation / directed by Nate Turner ; screenplay by Nate Parker ; story by Nate Parker & Jean McGianni Celestin ; produced by Nate Parker, Kevin Turen, Jason Michael Berman, Aaron L. Gilbert, Preston L. Holmes ; a Fox Searchlight Pictures presentation ; a Bron Studios, Phantom Four, Mandalay Pictures, Tiny Giant Productions production ; a film by Nate Turner.

DVD DVD ([2017])
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
14 of 16 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
3 of 3 copies available at Salem.
1 current hold with 16 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ B (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ B (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ B (Text to Phone) Available -

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Special features: Rise up: The legacy of Nat Turner; feature commentary by Nate Parker; gallery.
Creation/Production Credits: Music, Henry Jackman; editor, Steven Rosenblum; director of photography, Elliot Davis.
Participant or Performer: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Jr., Colman Domingo, Dwight Henry, Aunjanue Ellis, Aja Naomi King, Esther Scott, Roger Guenveur Smith, Gabrielle Union, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley.
Summary: Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Target Audience: Rating: R; for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity CHV rating: 14A.
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish, French), English descriptive audio 5.1; described video.
Language: English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; described video.
Authors: Turen, Kevin, 1979- (film producer.). Parker, Nate, 1979- (film director,, screenwriter,, actor,, film producer.). Berman, Jason Michael, (film producer.). Gilbert, Aaron L., (film producer.). Holmes, Preston, (film producer.). McGianni Celestin, Jean, (screenwriter.). Hammer, Armie, 1986- (actor.). Miller, Penelope Ann, (actor.). Haley, Jackie Earle, 1961- (actor.). Boone, Mark, Jr., (actor.). Domingo, Colman, (actor.). Union, Gabrielle, (actor.). Henry, Dwight, (actor.). Ellis, Aunjanue, (actor.). King, Aja Naomi, (actor.). Scott, Esther, 1957- (actor.). Smith, Roger Guenveur, (actor.). Jackman, Henry (Henry Pryce), (composer (expression)). Rosenblum, Steven, (editor of moving image work.). Davis, Elliot, 1948- (director of photography.). Fox Searchlight Pictures, (presenter.). Bron Studios, (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.).
  • Alert
    "Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities, against himself and his fellow slaves, Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom."
  • Baker & Taylor
    In 1831, when Virginia slave Nat Turner learns of slavery conditions in other parts of the state, he leads an uprising against slave owners in the area.
  • Fox Home Entertainment
    Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising.

Citation:

Turen, Kevin. "The birth of a nation." Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2017.

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