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Watch Full ‘Birth of a Nation’ Trailer: Romance and Rebellion Set Against Slavery (Video)

Fox Searchlight plans full awards rollout for Nate Parker’s period drama

An extended look at “The Birth of a Nation” was released Tuesday by Fox Searchlight — revealing new glimpses of the horrors of slavery and a budding romance between two oppressed heroes.

“The Lord has spoken to me, visions of what’s to come,” says Nate Parker as Nat Turner, galvanizing his peers for a rebellion against slave owners.

Parker, who also wrote and directed the Sundance 2016 Audience and Grand Jury Prize winner, delivers potent drama and a budding romance with costar Aja Naomi King.

“Birth” will start its theatrical rollout on Oct. 7. It costars Gabrielle Union, Penelope Ann Miller, Dwight Henry, Armie Hammer and Aunjanue Ellis.

Watch the trailer here.