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The Resource Black nativity, Fox Seachlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niedrhoffer ; written for the screen and directed by Kasi Lemmons, (videorecording)

Black nativity, Fox Seachlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niedrhoffer ; written for the screen and directed by Kasi Lemmons, (videorecording)

Label
Black nativity
Title
Black nativity
Statement of responsibility
Fox Seachlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niedrhoffer ; written for the screen and directed by Kasi Lemmons
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A holiday musical that follows Langston as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives. Unwilling to live by their imposing rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima. Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey, and along with new friends and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG ; for thematic material, language and a menacing situation
Language note
English (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1), Spanish or French (Dolby Digital 5.1) dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; described video 5.1
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • .B5335 2014
  • .B5335 2014
PerformerNote
Tyrese Gibson, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jacob Latimore
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1981-
  • 1996-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lemmons, Kasi
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Tyrese
  • Blige, Mary J
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Latimore, Jacob
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Holidays
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Black nativity, Fox Seachlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niedrhoffer ; written for the screen and directed by Kasi Lemmons, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • (5:14)
  • Motherless child
  • (Jacob Latimore)
  • (3:41)
  • Hush child (get you through this silent night)
  • (Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore, Luke James and Grace Gibson)
  • (4:23)
  • He loves me still
  • (Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson)
  • (2:45)
  • Be grateful
  • Can't stop praising his name
  • (H. Doobie Powell and Gospeldelic Choir)
  • (4:03)
  • Sweet little Jesus boy
  • (Tyrese Gibson)
  • (1:49)
  • Rise up shepherd and follow
  • (Mary J. Blige and Nas)
  • (3:51)
  • Fix me Jesus
  • (Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Jacob Latimore and Luke James)
  • (Jennifer Hudson)
  • (4:20)
  • Jesus on the mainline
  • (Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker)
  • (3:43)
  • As
  • (Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson)
  • (3:29)
  • (6:19)
  • Coldest town
  • (Jacob Latimore)
  • (2:13)
  • Test of faith
  • (Jennifer Hudson)
Control code
sky258574137
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.)
Lccn
871270741
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543886907
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2288690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Black nativity, Fox Seachlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niedrhoffer ; written for the screen and directed by Kasi Lemmons, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • (5:14)
  • Motherless child
  • (Jacob Latimore)
  • (3:41)
  • Hush child (get you through this silent night)
  • (Jennifer Hudson, Jacob Latimore, Luke James and Grace Gibson)
  • (4:23)
  • He loves me still
  • (Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson)
  • (2:45)
  • Be grateful
  • Can't stop praising his name
  • (H. Doobie Powell and Gospeldelic Choir)
  • (4:03)
  • Sweet little Jesus boy
  • (Tyrese Gibson)
  • (1:49)
  • Rise up shepherd and follow
  • (Mary J. Blige and Nas)
  • (3:51)
  • Fix me Jesus
  • (Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Jacob Latimore and Luke James)
  • (Jennifer Hudson)
  • (4:20)
  • Jesus on the mainline
  • (Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker)
  • (3:43)
  • As
  • (Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson)
  • (3:29)
  • (6:19)
  • Coldest town
  • (Jacob Latimore)
  • (2:13)
  • Test of faith
  • (Jennifer Hudson)
Control code
sky258574137
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.)
Lccn
871270741
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543886907
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2288690
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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