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Thursday
05
APR

Black Panther: The History, The Influence, The Movement

18:00
22:00
UCLA Geek Week
Event organized by UCLA Geek Week

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(X) Wakanda Forever! In collaboration with the Producers Guild of America we will be showing Black Panther followed by a moderated panel discussion. In the panel, travel to the magical world of Wakanda as we explore the history, culture & influence of Black Panther. Panelists will explore the historical ties around the lore of Black Panther, how it has influenced them, how the film was made, and where the world of Wakanda is taking us. Panelists will include UCLA faculty member Tananarive Due, Reginald Hudlin who was a writer for the Black Panther comic (2005-2008), Ruth E. Carter who designed the costumes for the film & Nate Moore who was a producer for the film. Current student, Ayanna McKnight, will be helping with the panel and asking questions from students. The event will conclude with a reception with the Producers Guild.

Tickets are distributed through a lottery system which will close at 5pm on Tuesday night. Ticket lottery is open and can be found here: https://sa.ucla.edu/forms/p/ImQip

If you do not have a ticket or are not chosen in the lottery we will be having a standby line for available seats at 5:30 outside of Northwest Campus Auditorium. We will also be live streaming the panel discussion in Sproul Hall. Directions to this space will be given at the standby line.

Doors will open @ 5:30pm.
You must be in the venue by 5:50 if you have a ticket to claim your seat. Any open seats will be filled by our standby line.