Launching Fusion 2014: Special Advance Screening

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is proud to launch 2014’s festival season with a FREE NYU ADVANCE SCREENING* OF



 followed by a Q&A with director Kasi Lemmons

Thursday, November 21 @ 7PM

Cantor Film Center

free admission

NYU ID required


The film is a modern adaptation of the Langston Hughes play of the same name, directed by NYU alum and current professor in Graduate Film, Kasi Lemmons, and starring Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, and Angela Bassett. Black Nativity tells the story of a street-wise teen from Baltimore, raised by a single mother, who travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising spiritual journey.

Check out the trailer and musical performances from the film.


*The screening also marks the official opening of submissions for NYU’s Fusion Film Festival!