Black Nativity

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Release Date: November 27, 2013 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: April 15, 2014

1h 33m | Drama, Musical

A street-wise teen Baltimore who was raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend Christmas with his estranged relatives, Reverend Cornell Cobbs (Forest Whitaker) and Aretha Cobbs (Angela Bassett).


Frustrated by the Reverend's strict rules, the teen decides he wants to return home to his mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson), but with a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.

Director: Kasi Lemmons
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producer(s): Celine Rattray, Galt Niederhoffer, Trudie Styler, William Horberg
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Tyrese Gibson
Writer(s): Kasi Lemmons, Langston Hughes
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