Toronto Film Festival Will Screen Nate Parker's 'Birth of a Nation' Despite College Rape Trial Fallout

August 18, 2016 3:15 AM

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Toronto Film Festival Will Screen Nate Parker's 'Birth of a Nation' Despite College Rape Trial Fallout

"We will present the film as planned," fest organizers said Wednesday, a day after Parker's rape accuser was revealed to have died in 2012.

The Toronto Film Festival is standing by plans to give Nate Parker's Sundance sensation The Birth of a Nation an international premiere next month to launch the movie's Oscar campaign.

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