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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, (videorecording DVD)

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, (videorecording DVD)

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
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A holiday musical that follows teenaged 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. He 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Anastas Michos ; choreographer, Otis Sallid ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Raphael Saadiq, Laura Kappman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic material, language and a menacing situation
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; Close-captioned for the hearing impaired; English descriptive audio
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Nasir Jones, Jennifer Hudson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1967
  • 1981-
  • 1996-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lemmons, Kasi
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Tyrese
  • Blige, Mary J.
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Latimore, Jacob
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Families
  • Holidays
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, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture 2013
  • Based upon the play by Langston Hughes
  • Bonus features: first look; the cast of Black Nativity; An inspiring playwright: Langston Hughes; Be grateful; theatrical trailer
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
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543886907
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2288690
  • 2288691
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871270741
  • (OCoLC)ocn871270741
  • 368821
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby surround 2.0
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
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, (videorecording DVD)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture 2013
  • Based upon the play by Langston Hughes
  • Bonus features: first look; the cast of Black Nativity; An inspiring playwright: Langston Hughes; Be grateful; theatrical trailer
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
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543886907
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2288690
  • 2288691
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871270741
  • (OCoLC)ocn871270741
  • 368821
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby surround 2.0
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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