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Black Nativity

When they receive an eviction notice, a single mom (Jennifer Hudson) sends her son (Jacob Latimore) to spend Christmas with his estranged grandparents (Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett). There the African-American youth has an unusual religious experience that helps him see his personal experiences differently. Get the movie review and more. »


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Theater Release: 27 Nov 2013
Video Release: 15 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: PG
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Black Nativity is rated PG: for thematic material, language and a menacing situation.

Director: Kasi Lemmons
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore
Studio: 2013 Fox Searchlight Pictures
Website: Official site for Black Nativity.

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Release Date: 27 November 2013 (Limited)

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