Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property (2003)
Movie: Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
- Director: Charles Burnett
- Stars: Herbert Aptheker, Charles Burnett, Resharma Coleman, Ossie Davis, Shaun DePriest, Justin Dray, Frank Faucette, Megan Gallacher, Henry Louis Gates, Eugene Genovese, Kimberly Grey, Vincent Harding, Tommy Redmond Hicks, Raymond H. Johnson, Harry Kollatz Jr.
- Release Date: February 16, 2003
- Run Time: 58 min
- Genre: Documentary
NAT TURNER: A Troublesome Property examines how the story of Turner and his revolt have been continuously re-told since 1831. Historians Eugene Genovese and Herbert Aptheker discuss how the figure of Turner became a metaphor for racial tension. Religious scholar Vincent Harding and legal scholar Martha Minow reflect on America’s attitudes towards violence. Professor of psychiatry and race relations expert Dr. Alvin Poussaint and actor Ossie Davis recall how Nat Turner became a hero in the black community.