Black Nativity (2013)

Black Nativity was released on DVD on April 15, 2014
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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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US DVD Release Date April 15, 2014
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 93 min
Theater Release Date November 27, 2013
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date April 15, 2014
Actors Forest Whitaker, Tyrese Gibson, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Mary J. Blige, Nas, Alexander Blaise
Directed by Kasi Lemmons
Studio Fox Searchlight
MPAA PG (Rated PG for thematic material, language and a menacing situation.)
Gross $7,017,178
Genre(s) Drama, Musicals
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