Basic Black

"Black Panther" and Its Box Office Success

Season 2017 Episode 20180302 | 26m 48s Video has closed captioning.

Marvel's "Black Panther" already earned a staggering $898 million worldwide. Our panelists explore its success and what it means for the future of black characters. Guests: Lisa Simmons, director of the Roxbury International Film Festival; John Adekoje, filmmaker and teacher at Boston Arts Academy; Kim McLarin, professor at Emerson College; and Michael Jeffries, professor at Wellesley College.

Aired: 03/02/18

Rating: NR

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