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... full plot below
U.S. Release DateBlack Nativity release date was Wednesday, November 27, 2013. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.
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Rating MPAAPG for thematic material, language and a menacing situation
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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.
- Tuesday, January 29 2013: New York City, New York, United States