In this contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ acclaimed play, single mother Naima (Jennifer Hudson) sends her teenage son Langston (Jacob Latimore) to New York to live with his estranged grandparents, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Once there, Langston embarks on a journey of self-discovery in this inspiring story of faith, family and forgiveness.

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5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

51% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: It's sweetly amiable and solidly performed, but Black Nativity suffers from director Kasi Lemmons' heavy-handed treatment of its celebrated source material.

9+ COMMON SENSE

Christmas musical is feel-good story of faith, forgiveness.

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