Events

The Birth of a Nation - Asha Purdue Global Film Fest

Sunday, February 26 12:00 PM-2:30 PM

Description

Asha Purdue Global Film Fest 2017 presents "The Birth of a Nation" as part of Black History Month. The Birth of a Nation is a 2016 American period drama film based on the story of Nat Turner, the enslaved man who led a slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1831. The film premiered in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival winning the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition and was highly praised for its directing, acting, soundtrack and cinematography.

LOCATION: Stewart Center, Fowler Hall

TIME: Feb. 26, 12:00 pm

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

The movie is co-sponsored by Black Cultural Center (BCC) in collaboration with School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Science Diversity Office, Global Studies, Film and Video Studies, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center, Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion, ADVANCE-Purdue, American Studies and Student Organization Grant Allocation Board, German Culture Club & German Movie Nite