The Birth of a Nation (2016, 15)

@ The Maltings, Berwick

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04 February 2017

2pm

£7.45 / £6.45 concs, Child £4.45 (16 & under), Baby FREE (2 & under)

Based on the true story of Nat Turner, the enslaved man who led a slave rebellion in Southampton County.

Nat Turner is an enslaved Baptist preacher who lives on a Virginia plantation owned by Samuel Turner. With rumors of insurrection in the air, a cleric convinces Samuel that Nate should sermonize to other slaves, thereby quelling any notions of an uprising. As Nate witnesses the horrific treatment of his fellow man, he realizes that he can no longer just stand by and preach. On Aug. 21, 1831, Turner’s quest for justice and freedom leads to a violent and historic rebellion in Southampton County.

Venue
The Maltings
Eastern Lane
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Northumberland
TD15 1AJ
United Kingdom

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