Fox Searchlight UK today brings you the new trailer for Nate Parker’s highly anticipated directorial debut – THE BIRTH OF A NATION.

Released in UK cinemas on January 20th 2017, THE BIRTH OF A NATION stars Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Aja Naomi King and Gabrielle Union.

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.