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 Nationwide Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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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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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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