The Birth of a Nation, the highly anticipated movie telling the story of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion, is in cinemas now.
In celebration of the release, we have 5 copies of a stunning movie companion to give away. The Birth of a Nation: Nat Turner and the Making of a Movement takes us through the history upon which the film is based and behind the scenes of the making of the film.
Set against the American South thirty years prior to the outbreak of the Civil War and based on a true story, 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, his wife Cherry (Aja Naomi King) and fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
The Birth of a Nation stars Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Jr., Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja Naomi King, Esther Scott, Roger Guenveur Smith, Gabrielle Union with Penelope Ann Miller and Jackie Earle Haley and is out in UK cinemas now.
For your chance to win a copy of the book, all you have to do is answer the question below.
The competition closes at 23.59 (GMT) on Thursday 22nd December 2016.
*You can enter once per day to increase your chances of winning but please note, only one entry per day will be counted*