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Black Nativity and Fusion’s Launch

As the theater lights of Cantor dimmed and the Christmas music played, the entire crowd, including NYU affiliates and film industry professionals, fell into a trance only to be jolted out of it soon after. The street setting in the opening sequence of the film isn’t the standard for a ‘holiday movie,’ but it is […]


The Music of Black Nativity

Black Nativity, a modernized adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, follows a Baltimore teenager as he comes to New York City to spend Christmas with his estranged relatives. Gospel numbers serve as the core of the musical film, so director Kasi Lemmons brought on Grammy Award winning music producer Raphael Saadiq to donate his musical […]


Launching Fusion 2014: Special Advance Screening

is proud to launch 2014’s festival season with a FREE NYU ADVANCE SCREENING* OF   BLACK NATIVITY  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 […]