THE BIRTH OF A NATION’S NATE PARKER PROBLEM

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“Given what we’ve learned about Nate Parker’s past and his treatment of women, what are we supposed to make of he and Celestin creating an entirely fictional scene in which Parker’s onscreen wife gets raped just so he can spend the rest of the movie nobly avenging her assault? C’mon, you don’t see Mel Gibson trying to play Oskar Schindler.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 10/12/2016

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