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In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughesa 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 Cobbsa 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.

  • 1 hr 32 minPG
  • Nov 27, 2013
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Angela BassettAretha Cobbs

  • Forest WhitakerReverend Cornell Cobbs

  • Jennifer HudsonNaima

  • Mary J. BligeAngel

  • Tyrese GibsonLoot/Tyson

  • Jacob LatimoreLangston

  • Nasir JonesActor

  • Kasi LemmonsDirector

  • William HorbergProducer

  • Trudie StylerProducer