Nate Parker scores $17.5 million for Nat Turner Slave Rebellion movie at Sundance

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Somebody get Stacy Dash on the phone.

via Hollywood Reporter

Birth came to Sundance with big expectations, with many major buyers seeing it as an Oscar contender, especially given the controversy surrounding the past two years of #OscarsSoWhite hashtags. Parker, 36, quit acting for two years to realize the passion project that he wrote, produced, directed and toplined. He put in $100,000 of his own money to fly around the country to talk to anyone who might want to finance it. A dozen investor groups — which included former NBA player Michael Finley and San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker — cobbled together the film’s $10 million budget.

Just as the world-premiere Sundance Film Festival screening of The Birth of a Nation was about to end on Monday, filmmaker and star Nate Parker snuck out of the Eccles Center theater and into a side room.

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[video] Oregon Militia has shoot-out with FBI, 1 Killed ; Ammon Bundy Arrested

I guess these guys were really bout that life.

via CNN
Authorities arrested Ammon Bundy, leader of the armed protesters who took over a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, and several of his followers in a traffic stop Tuesday, officials said.

One of the occupiers — LaVoy Finicum — was killed during the arrest, a law enforcement official said.

The official said when two vehicles were stopped, everyone obeyed orders to surrender except for two people: Finicum and Bundy’s brother, Ryan Bundy.

Shots were fired, but it’s not known who fired first, the official said. The official said Ryan Bundy was injured.
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[video] Alex Jones interviews Minister Louis Farrakhan

Alex Jones sits down with the Minister for an in depth interview about the state of America and the world at large.

In an exclusive interview, Alex Jones and Minister Louis Farrakhan bulldoze the hollow barriers of race and religion, and create a dialogue to merge the divide on the ultimate path to truth. If we exacerbate the separation of humanity, we allow the globalist’s tactic of divide & conquer to defeat us all. The time has come to look beyond our petty differences and strengthen the fight for freedom in this exceedingly authoritarian nation.