All Saints Christmas

This holiday movie takes a twist when pop singer Lisette prepares to travel home for the holidays. Unfortunately, the papparazzi misinterprets a picture of her ex to be an engagement announcement, and her family insists that he come along for the trip.

The cast features Lucia Walters, Roger Cross and Chad Quinn. Release: Sun., Nov. 6, on Hallmark.

A Family Matters Christmas

If you grew up watching “Family Matters,” then get ready for this holiday edition. Actresses Kellie Shanygne Williams, who played Laura, and JoMarie Payton, who played Harriette Baines Winslow, reunite in the new film where three bickering siblings reside in a newly blended house. Ten-year-old science wiz Aiden calls upon “Alternis,” the forgotten Christmas spirit. Suddenly, the siblings swap into each other’s place with a challenge to swap back to their original bodies before Christmas. Release: Video-on-demand Tues. Nov.8 on all major streaming platforms. 

Inventing the Christmas Prince

Shelby (Tamera Mowry) resigns from her job when her daughter is convinced that her Scrooge-type boss Evan (Ronnie Rowe) is the Christmas prince from a fictitious story Shelby once told. Release: Fri. Nov. 18 on Hallmark.

A New Orleans Noel

Grace and Anthony both majored in architecture together but remain unalike. Things begin to change when they are hired to work at the same firm and celebrate Christmas together. The cast features Brad James, Keisha Knight Pulliam, Patti LaBelle and Drez Ryan. Executive producer is Whoopi Goldberg. Release: Sat., Dec. 3, on Lifetime.

Holiday Heritage

Ella returns to her hometown to make amends with her dysfunctional family. Her ex-partner encourages them to celebrate Kwanzaa and Christmas and heal their old wounds before time runs out. The cast features Lyndie Greenwood, Brooks Darnell and Holly Robinson Peete. Release: Fri. Dec. 16, on Hallmark. 


Simone Garza was a reporter in our Kansas City office. In addition to general reporting on Kansas City’s African-American community, she reports on economic inclusion for the African American community....