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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
Director
Film distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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. 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Anastas Michos ; cinematographer, Otis Sallid ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Raphael Saadiq, Laura Kappman
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
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; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired; English descriptive audio
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B5335 2014
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
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Maven Films (Firm)
  • Wonderful Films
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mothers and sons
Target audience
adult
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
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture 2013
  • Based upon the play by Langston Hughes
  • Bonus features: promotional featurettes: "First look", "The cast of Black nativity", "An inspiring playwright: Langston Hughes" and "Be grateful"; theatrical trailer; sneak peek
  • Also issued as part of a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543886907
  • 024543886914
  • 024543886952 (combo pack)
  • 024543886907
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2288690
  • 2288691
  • 228869520th Century Fox (combo pack container)
  • 11044274
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn871270741
  • (Sirsi) o871270741
  • (OCoLC)871270741
  • 890173
  • 890173
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1 aspect ratio) presentation; dual layer; 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
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture 2013
  • Based upon the play by Langston Hughes
  • Bonus features: promotional featurettes: "First look", "The cast of Black nativity", "An inspiring playwright: Langston Hughes" and "Be grateful"; theatrical trailer; sneak peek
  • Also issued as part of a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543886907
  • 024543886914
  • 024543886952 (combo pack)
  • 024543886907
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2288690
  • 2288691
  • 228869520th Century Fox (combo pack container)
  • 11044274
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn871270741
  • (Sirsi) o871270741
  • (OCoLC)871270741
  • 890173
  • 890173
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1 aspect ratio) presentation; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Surround 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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