‘Afro-Futurism Short Films’ dips into the cultural wellspring that fed Black Panther | Movie Review | Chicago Reader

‘Afro-Futurism Short Films’ dips into the cultural wellspring that fed Black Panther 

Floyd Web of Black World Cinema curated this program of African-themed sci-fi and fantasy

click to enlarge Adebukola Bodunrin and Ezra Claytan Daniels's The Golden Chain

Adebukola Bodunrin and Ezra Claytan Daniels's The Golden Chain

One of the biggest commercial hits of 2018, Black Panther introduced many viewers to Afrofuturism, a decades-old arts movement that combines traditional African culture with science-fiction and fantasy. This past January and February, Doc Films presented a seven-film series on Afrofuturism in…

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