Written by | Ray Cornelius 

The Atlanta screening for UPtv’s A Baby for Christmas was held last night at 444 Theater in Midtown. The holiday movie was the closing film for this year’s BronzeLens Film Festival, which began November 5.

Building on the popularity of the highly successfully Marry Me for Christmas movie, A Baby for Christmas is the third and final film in the popular franchise. It was written by Rhonda Baraka and produced once again by my good friends at Swirl Films.


Michael Winn DeEtta West and Imara Canady

In A Baby for Christmas, the Chandler family seems to be distracted from the usual family holiday traditions. That is, until a group of kids at an orphanage helps the family to realize there is more to Christmas than unwrapping gifts and baking cookies.

Many of the film’s stars walked the red carpet last night including DeEtta West, GregAlan Williams, Chrystale Wilson, Clifton Powell, Jasmine Burke, Tara Jones and Karon Riley with his wife Terri J. Vaughn. Also spotted were child stars Nadej K. Bailey and Skylar Morgan Jones.


Clifton Powell being interviewed by BronzeLens Film Festival

A Baby for Christmas also stars Malinda Williams, Victoria Rowell and Kristoff St. John, Rowell’s long-time The Young and the Restless co-star. A Baby for Christmas will premiere exclusively on UP Sunday, December 13 at 7 p.m. EST. as part of the network’s  “Everything you Love About Christmas” annual programming slate.

Check out more red carpet images below:

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Chrystale Wilson/Keith Neal (Swirl Films)


The Jones Family 

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Clifton Powell/Jasmine Burke


DeEtta West with her “babies” Nadej Bailey and her brother with Skylar Jones 


BLFF’s Larry Jennings and Kathleen Bertrand 

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Rhonda Baraka/The Baileys


The Horne Brothers


PR Rockstars Daniel Dickey and Jonell Whit

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Mocha/LaJanae Smith


Rhonda Baraka being interviewed by BronzeLens Film Festival

Photo Credits: RayCornelius.com