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The Resource Black nativity, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niederhoffer ; screenplay and directed by Kasi Lemmons

Black nativity, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niederhoffer ; screenplay and directed by Kasi Lemmons

Label
Black nativity
Title
Black nativity
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niederhoffer ; screenplay and directed by Kasi Lemmons
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Black nativity (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Anastas Michos ; choreographer, Otis Sallid ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Raphael Saadiq, Laura Kappman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Theatrical version: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material, language and a menacing situation
  • Extended edition: MPAA rating: Unrated: Unrated version contains material different from the original PG-version
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); close-captioned; English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B53 2014
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Nasir Jones, Jennifer Hudson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1996-
  • 1981-
  • 1902-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lemmons, Kasi
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Tyrese
  • Latimore, Jacob
  • Blige, Mary J.
  • Nas
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Maven Films (Firm)
  • Wonderful Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
106
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  • African American teenage boys
  • African American families
  • African American single mothers
  • Grandparents
  • Mothers and sons
  • Christmas plays
Technique
live action
Label
Black nativity, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niederhoffer ; screenplay and directed by Kasi Lemmons
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Based upon the play by Langston Hughes
  • Includes theatrical and extended versions
  • Special features: Featurettes: First look, The cast of Black Nativity, An inspiring playwright: Langston Hughes, Be grateful; Gallery
  • Exclusive extended features: new musical numbers: Mary Dance and Cold Town; extended musical numbers for Fix Me and more!
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Extended musical edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543991731
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2299173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)890483348
  • (OCoLC)ocn890483348
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, dual layer, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Surround 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Black nativity, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Maven Pictures/Wonderful Films production ; produced by Celine Rattray, William Horberg, Galt Niederhoffer ; screenplay and directed by Kasi Lemmons
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Based upon the play by Langston Hughes
  • Includes theatrical and extended versions
  • Special features: Featurettes: First look, The cast of Black Nativity, An inspiring playwright: Langston Hughes, Be grateful; Gallery
  • Exclusive extended features: new musical numbers: Mary Dance and Cold Town; extended musical numbers for Fix Me and more!
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Extended musical edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543991731
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2299173
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)890483348
  • (OCoLC)ocn890483348
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, dual layer, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Surround 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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