How Black Panther Reinvents Hollywood Visions of Africa

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With a primarily black cast and beautifully designed Afrofuturistic setting, Black Panther is the first film of its kind not only within the Marvel Cinematic Universe but in all of Hollywood. Evan Narcisse, co-writer of Marvel’s Rise of the Black Panther, talked with us about the implications of a depicting a never-colonized African nation onscreen and the importance of black narratives in speculative fiction.

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How Black Panther Reinvents Hollywood Visions of Africa

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