Black Nativity

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2013 | PG | Drama Holiday

Follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives Reverend Cor... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Cast more cast

Angela Bassett
Aretha Cobbs
Forest Whitaker
Reverend Clarence Cobbs
Jacob Latimore
Langston
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DIRECTOR

Kasi Lemmons

Screenwriter

Kasi Lemmons

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Rating MPAA

PG for thematic material, language and a menacing situation

Storylines 3 more

Follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs’ rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson). Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey and along with new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes' celebrated play.
Shooting Locations
  • Tuesday, January 29 2013: New York City, New York, United States

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