Carlsbad Cinema Series: The Birth of a Nation
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Age limit: All ages
Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to suppress the supposed unruly slaves of multiple southern plantations for profit. Pre-show introduction and post-show discussion led by Brandon Cesmat. Brandon teaches Humanities at California State University San Marcos.
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