MOVIE ‘Birth Of A Nation’ Flop: Black America, You Fell For The Dirty Distraction

Hmmm, I do not believe this film has hit the European market yet. But, when it does, I wll definitely check it out.

These are some of the excerpts that intrigued me about this movie:

“Birth of a Nation was set to be the pro-Black movie of the year.
What happened?
“Black America” happened. We allowed media to distract us with Nate’s past.”
Emanita01 writes: Okay, while I have NO idea what the issue is with “Nate”s past”, I do wonder why it should keep all of Black America from seeing a film which may contain a pertinent new viewpoint on history that the White America of the past did not portray in its entirety??

“Another reason this movie is so important is because it opposes the 1915 version of Birth of a Nation — the one that glorifies the birth of the KKK. You know…the opposition to the Emanita01 writes: Okay, I’m keen on discovering this new point of view.”

Read more at: http://www.theblackloop.com/2016/10/12/birth-of-a-nation-flop/

 

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About emanita01

I am a Franco-american woman who hails from Massachusetts. I live in France near the Swiss border, only minutes away from Geneva. I am a member of the Geneva Writers Group and the Association La Forge, a literary group based in France. I write stories, poems and am currently working on a couple of plays, a one-woman show and a dramatized poem.
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