Black Nativity


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In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, the holiday musical drama BLACK NATIVITY 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 his new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.

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Two Black Nativity Featurettes
Raphael Saadiq and director Kasi Lemmons take fans behind the music of this adaptation. Plus, the director discusses how the cast came together.
Second Black Nativity Trailer
A young man is sent to stay with his grandparents in Harlem over the holidays in this drama from director Kasi Lemmons.
Black Nativity Trailer Starring Jennifer Hudson and Mary J. Blige
Kasi Lemmons directs this spiritual drama about a young man spending the holidays with his grandparents.
Black Nativity Photos with Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson
Kasi Lemmons directs this musical comedy starring Forest Whitaker, Jacob Latimore, Nas, Luke James and Tyrese Gibson.
Black Nativity Gets Thanksgiving 2013 Release Date
Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, and Angela Bassett star in this drama about a young man who spends Christmas with his grandparents in Harlem.
Tyrese Gibson Joins Black Nativity
Kasi Lemmons directs this musical about a young Baltimore boy spending Christmas with his grandparents in Harlem.
Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, and Jennifer Hudson Join Black Nativity
Kasi Lemmons is directing this musical adaptation of Langston Hughes' libretto about a teenage boy who spends Christmas in Harlem.
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