“The Birth of a Nation” Star Addresses College Rape Trial
By Hunter Wallace
“The Birth of a Nation” is the latest in a series of anti-White racial revenge fantasy films which include Django Unchained, Machete, and Inglourious Basterds:
“When Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” premiered at Sundance in January, scoring a $17.5 million sale from Fox Searchlight — the biggest in the festival’s history — its director-writer-star was heralded as promising new voice in film.
But a rape trial from his past now threatens to cast a shadow over the release of the movie and its Oscar campaign. In 1999, as a student and wrestler at Penn State University, Parker and his roommate Jean Celestin — who went on to co-write the story for “The Birth of a Nation”— were charged with raping a 20-year-old female student in their apartment after a night of drinking.
In a two-hour interview with Variety on Wednesday, Parker was asked to address the circumstances behind the trial. …”