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'Birth of a Nation' sputters, Ava DuVernay dominates and Spielberg takes Chinese money




Still from the film
Still from the film "The Birth of a Nation."
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Nate Parker's "Birth of a Nation" sputters at the box office, Ava DuVernay's newest Netflix offering rockets to the top and Steven Spielberg  turns to China to fund movies. 

Rebecca Keegan from the Los Angeles Times joins A Martinez for a wrap up of film business news with our weekly segment, On The Lot.

To hear the entire conversation click on the audio embedded at the top of this post.