“Filmmakers Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman discuss honoring and following your instincts, changing mediums, and overcoming massive obstacles” creating the AfroFuturist musical Neptune Frost (Rwanda/USA, 2021). Read it here.
This year I went to the Toronto International Film Festival as an accredited cub reporter for the Soldier of Cinema website. By “went” I mean that I watched 16 films as part of the digital festival. You can read all my pieces here. I was most excited about […]
“[Octavia] Butler is one of the futurists who will be honored in the Smithsonian’s expansive ‘Futures’ exhibition, which will mark the Institution’s 175th anniversary and will debut in the Arts and Industries Building late this year.” More about Butler, her career, Afrofuturism and the Futures exhibit at the […]
The Fantasia Film Festival has shared video of Carolyn Mauricette’s discussion of Afrofuturism! “In this lecture, we’ll see how the lack of representation of BIPOC people in science fiction changed with Afrofuturism pioneers of music, film, and literature, break down the definitions of Afrofuturism, and see how the […]
At Book Riot, Erika Hardison has a swell list of Black science fiction authors for you to read! “What the authors I’ve listed below are especially good at is using Black diaspora culture to influence how we see ourselves in alternative historical timelines and the future with enhanced […]
Sterling K. Brown talks about working on Black Panther. “Sterling K. Brown is better known for his small-screen roles, such as Emmy-winning performances in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and This Is Us than for films, but this year his role as N’Jobu in Black […]