Black Nativity
Rated PG
Box Office: $7.0 Million


 Be the first to rate this title

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.

Additional information

PRINCIPAL CAST:   Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Jacob Latimore, Tyrese Gibson, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Nas, Rotimi, Grace Gibson, Luke James, Henry Hunter Hall, Ebony J Lewis, J. Mallory McCree, Michael McFadden, Doug Willen, Alexander Blaise, Chris Nunez

DIRECTOR:   Kasi Lemmons

WRITER:   Kasi Lemmons

BOX OFFICE   $7.0 Million

GENRE   Musical/Drama/Family

RATING   Rated PG thematic material, language and a menacing situation

RUN TIME   93 Minutes

STUDIO   Searchlight Pictures