‘The Birth of a Nation’ premiers held in Denver

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DENVER -- A major motion picture premiered in Denver on Wednesday night.

"The Birth of a Nation" tells the story of a Revolutionary figure in American history you might have never even heard of.

Nat Turner was a slave who led one of the biggest rebellions against slavery in the 1800s.