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Black Nativity

 

Film Description:

Black Nativity – 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.

Release Date: (DVD) April 15, 2014

Black Nativity Musical DVD Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson CFDb

Black Nativity

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ACTOR ~~~~~~~~~~ CHARACTER ACTOR ~~~~~~~~~~ CHARACTER
  • Forest Whitaker … Reverend Cornell Cobbs
  • Angela Bassett … Aretha Cobbs
  • Jennifer Hudson … Naima
  • Tyrese Gibson … Loot/Tyson
  • Jacob Latimore … Langston
  • Mary J. Blige … Angel
  • Nasir Jones … Street Prophet (Isaiah)
  • Vondie Curtis-Hall … Pawnbroker
  • Luke James … Jo-Jo/Joseph
  • Grace Gibson … Maria/Mary
  • Rotimi … Officer Butch McDaniels
  • J. Mallory McCree … Kyle
  • H. Hunter Hall … Snoopy
  • Michael Dale … Innkeeper
  • Doug Willen … Chic Man
  • Sorika Horng … Chic Man’s Mistress
  • Jason Samuels Smith … Hotel Security Guard
  • C. Kelly Wright … Desperate Pawnshop Woman
  • Braille Diaz … Boy Theif
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Black Nativity (2013) Movie

 

Duration: | Release Date:November 27, 2013 | MPAA Rating: PG |
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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).

Director:

Kasi Lemmons

Writers:

Kasi Lemmons, Langston Hughes

Stars:

Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Jacob Latimore, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Tyrese Gibson, Vondie Curtis-Hall

Genre:
Drama, Musicals, Christmas

Production Company:

Maven Pictures

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