Black Nativity

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Black Nativity



Release Date: November 27, 2013
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Screenwriter: Kasi Lemmons
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Nas, Luke James, Grace Gibson
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
MPAA Rating: PG (for thematic material, language and a menacing situation)
Official Website: FoxSearchlight.com

Synopsis: In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, “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 new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.

Teaser Trailer

Official Trailer

Featurette: “First Look”

Behind the Scenes (Part 1)

Clip – Evicted

Clip – Grandfather


Clip – Birth


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