BLACK NATIVITY (PG)

WHO’S IN IT?

Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Angela Bassett (Malcolm X), Tyrese Gibson (Fast and Furious 6), Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls), Mary J. Blige (Rock of Ages), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Chicago Hope), Nas (Belly), Jacob Latimore (Vanishing on 7th Street), Rotimi (Boss)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Kasi Lemmons (Talk To Me), director, writer; William Horberg (The Kite Runner), T.D. Jakes (Jumping The Broom), Galt Niederhoffer (Robot and Frank), Celine Rattray (Bernie) and Trudie Styler (Moon), producers; Laura Karpman (The Tournament) and Raphael Saadiq (film debut), composers; Anastas N. Michos (Man on the Moon), cinematographer; Terilyn A. Shropshire (The Secret Life of Bees), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Teenager Langston (Latimore) is sent to New York City to live with his estranged relatives (Whitaker and Bassett) when he and his mother (Hudson) are evicted from their house in Baltimore. Initially reluctant, Langston soon embarks on a spiritual journey wherein he’ll discover the true meaning of faith and family, with a little divine intervention…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A feel-good holiday classic in the making, Black Nativity aims to elevate your heart with the power of song and family bonding.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2013

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