Black Panther

Wednesday, February 20
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2hr 14mins // directed by:Ryan Coogler // featuring:Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Letitia Wright // DCP

Join us for a discussion on the importance of representation in media following the screening with writer and film critic Monica Castillo, Teja Arboleda, the President / Creative Director Entertaining Diversity, Inc, and Phillip Martin, Senior Investigative Reporter for WGBH News, moderated by Dr. Raul Fernandez.

Ryan Coogler's Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

Wide Lens is supported by a grant from the Brookline Community Foundation.