Friday Dec 6
Black Nativity loses the faith
The art of the edit can be seen throughout the trailer for Black Nativity , writer-director Kasi Lemmons' radical reworking of Langston Hughes' celebrated 1961 play.
Childhood love bears fruit in 'Black Nativity'
When she was young, Kasi Lemmons ritually attended Langston Hughes' Black Nativity , a gospel version of the Christmas story, every December at the Tremont Temple overlooking Boston Common.
Kasi on call
A proven talent as an actress, writer and director, Kasi Lemmons continues to tantalize creatively with her thought provoking body of work.
Familiar story gets an urban perspective - Fri, 29 Nov 2013 PST
"Black Nativity" is a musical updating of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes' play, based loosely - very loosely - on the way Jesus of Nazareth entered the world in a manger in Bethlehem.
Whitaker and a solid cast elevate 'Black Nativity'
"Black Nativity" is a musical updating of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes' play, based loosely -- very loosely -- on the way Jesus of Nazareth entered the world in a manger in Bethlehem.
'Black Nativity' is more noble than notable
Nov. 26--Movie audiences tired of seeing black characters working as the help or receiving whippings might find a certain amount of uplift in "Black Nativity."
Alamogordo Daily News
'Black Nativity' nourishes the holiday spirit
Fans of holiday-themed movies like "Black Nativity" don't care, though. These heart-warmers aren't intended for critics and cynics.
Grace Gibson's double duty as student, actress
It's been a whirlwind week for 22-year-old Grace Gibson, the Berklee College of Music student who costars with Oscar-winners Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, and Jennifer Hudson in the Nov. 27 holiday release, "Black Nativity."