Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Catch a FREE Black Panther Screening at Art House Theaters

Black Panther Movie Poster Character Collage
Black Panther returns to the big screen with free screenings at nonprofit art house theaters nationwide on Tuesday, November 27 at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET. Presented by Film Comment, a publication of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and supported by the Art House Convergence, the event will feature a post-screening Q&A with director Ryan Coogler, taking place at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael, CA, streamed live to participating theaters. A full list of theaters can be found below. Check local theater listings for more details.

The one-night-only event offers audiences an opportunity to experience the acclaimed film on the big screen once again with their local communities. Leading up to and during the Q&A, attendees are invited to submit their questions to Ryan Coogler on Twitter with the hashtag #AskBlackPanther. All attendees will receive a free one-year digital subscription to Film Comment magazine. Coogler, director and co-writer of Black Panther, was featured on the cover of Film Comment's March-April 2018 issue with a story by Devika Girish. Nicolas Rapold, the magazine's editor-in-chief, will moderate the discussion.

Black Panther is director Ryan Coogler's take on a modern African hero and a utopian vision of what an uncolonized Africa might look like. The film explores the conflict between two powerful men, one African and one African-American, who are mirror images of each other, each grappling with his own history, home, and very identity.  When Prince T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) becomes king of the hidden, technologically advanced kingdom Wakanda, he is forced to defend his throne against rogue mercenary Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan). Wakanda is also alive with strong, intelligent women-from Wakanda's elite all-female security force, led by Okoye (Danai Gurira), to the international spy Nakia (Lupita Nyong'o), to T'Challa's tech-savvy sister (Letitia Wright) and mother (Angela Bassett)-who are portrayed as equals to the men they protect and advise.

Film Comment is for everyone, art houses are for everyone, and Black Panther is for everyone.

Film Comment presents Black Panther
with support from the Art House Convergence
Tuesday, November 27
4:00pm PST/7:00pm EST


Austin, TX - AFS Cinema (Austin Film Society)
6259 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Boston, MA - Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Denver, CO - Sie FilmCenter (Denver Film Society)
2510 East Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80206

Detroit, MI - Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Los Angeles, CA - DGA Theater
7920 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Miami, FL - O Cinema Wynwood
90 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127

New York, NY - Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 W. 65th Street, New York, NY 10023

Princeton, NJ - Garden Theater in Princeton
7006, 160 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542

Philadelphia, PA - Ambler Theater
108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002

San Diego, CA - Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

San Francisco, CA - Roxie Theater
3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

San Rafael, CA - Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center
1118 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901

Seattle, WA - NorthWest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

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