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Nate Parker in The Birth of a Nation
Nate Parker and others in The Birth of a Nation. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Armie Hammer and Nate Parker in The Birth of a Nation
Armie Hammer and Nate Parker in The Birth of a Nation. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Aja Naomi King in The Birth of a Nation
Aja Naomi King and others in The Birth of a Nation. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures