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The Birth of a Nation Advanced Screening
Wed, October 5, 2016, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
Join Ivy Film Festival for an advanced screening of Fox Searchlight's The Birth of a Nation.
Film begins at 7:00pm with a panel discussion to follow. All tickets are general admission with doors opening at 6:30pm. Please note, tickets are valid until 6:50 only. After 6:50 empty seats will be given to standby audience members. Entrance after 6:50 with ticket is not guaranteed. Standy audience will be managed on a first come first served basis.
Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly 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.
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