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Kasi Lemmons’ ‘Black Nativity’ Coming Out On Blu-ray/DVD 4/15

  • By Sergio
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  • February 20, 2014 9:34 AM
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Just in case you missed it last fall, here's your chance to catch it at last

'Black Nativity' Director Kasi Lemmons to be Honored at 2014 Athena Film Festival

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • December 10, 2013 12:11 PM
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Kasi Lemmons, actress, director and writer of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity as well as Talk to Me, Eve’s Bayou and The Caveman’s Valentine will receive a 2014 Athena Film Festival Award in a festival ceremony this February.

Tyrese Serenades A 'Baby In A Manger' In New Clip From 'Black Nativity'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 22, 2013 5:19 PM
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Tyrese Serenades A Baby In A Manger, In New Clip From 'Black Nativity'

Interview: Kasi Lemmons & Raphael Saadiq Talk 'Black Nativity' - Casting, Soundtrack & More

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • November 18, 2013 2:23 PM
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Interview: Kasi Lemmons & Raphael Saadiq Talk 'Black Nativity' - Casting, Soundtrack & More

Go Behind The Scenes w/ The Cast & Crew Of Drama Musical 'Black Nativity'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2013 10:59 AM
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Go Behind The Scenes w/ The Cast & Crew Of Drama Musical 'Black Nativity'

Second Longer Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Sings And Dances Its Way Onto Your Computer Screens

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 25, 2013 7:01 PM
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Here's a second, longer trailer for Fox Searchlight's Black Nativity, a musical drama directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set for a November 27, 2013 release.

'Black Nativity' Gets A Rating From The MPAA, And It’s…

  • By Sergio
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  • September 24, 2013 7:29 PM
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To absolutely no one’s surprise, the MPAA gave a PG rating to Black Nativity, directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set to open on November 27, 2013.

Casting Director Tracy "Twinkie" Byrd Talks 'Black Nativity,' 'Fruitvale Station,' Writing Her Memoir, and More

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • August 8, 2013 8:20 PM
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It's been over a year since casting director Tracy "Twinkie" Byrd spoke with Shadow & Act about her career and projects, which at the time included work on Sparkle, Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day, and Sundance feature Filly Brown.

'Eve's Bayou': Sixteen Years Later

  • By Abdul Ali
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  • February 25, 2013 3:32 PM
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"Eve's Bayou" (1997) has become a contemporary classic in Black cinema. Directed by Kasi Lemmons and set in the early 1960s in Louisiana, the film is primarily a family drama. It also has the distinction of being about a specific place that wasn't absorbed into the Civil Rights and Black Power movements that were picking up steam across the country around that time.

A Dapper Forest Whitaker And Angela Bassett In On Set 'Black Nativity' Photos

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 10:27 AM
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