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Black nativity

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English, Spanish or French dialogue; optional Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, English descriptive audio.


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

Publication Information

Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 93 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG; thematic material, language and a menacing situation.


Struggling to pay the bills, single mom Naima sends her teenage son Langston to live with his estranged grandparents, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs, in New York City. At first Langston resents their strict household, but with the help of new friends--and a little divine intervention--he embarks on an inspirational journey of self-discovery that brings the whole family together.


Title from container.

Based upon the play by Langston Hughes.

Originally released as a motion picture 2013.

Special features: featurettes: First look, The cast of Black nativity, An inspiring playwright: Langston Hughes, Be grateful.

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