An evening for anyone who loves film and wants a lively evening of talk and discussion.
Millions of people have seen the film Black Panther but not realised the film references real African history. In this interactive audio-visual presentation, historian Tony Warner will use photos, art and trailers from the movie alongside quotes and interviews, revealing at least one book/dvd which illustrates the actual black history shown in the film. He will also show which local and international museums you can find the evidence in. He will cover African female soldiers ancient and modern, black female generals, Africa's real vibranium, Ancient African writing systems that are NOT Egyptian hieroglyphs, the real Wakanda and the IMF/World Bank and more. This is actual black history disguised in 1960's comics and 21st century movies
This event is brought to you by the producers of African Superheroes Day and Superman: The Black History Movie Breakdown. Useful for adults, children, teachers, students, nerds, Pan Africanists and Black Panther fans.
This talk is followed by a talk by Mary Wild: Psychoanalysing the Films of Stanley Kubrick.
About Tony Warner
Tony Warner is the founder and director of Black History Walks who regularly run guided tours and walks as well as film nights that highlight influences and contributions by people of African descent to pre-colonial London and Europe. He is a prolific historian and social activist who brings his work to the community in many different settings, designing history courses for schools, the police and other public sector organisations, focusing on narrative, discourse and media analysis to highlight the hidden contributions to some of the most popular institutions and architecture over centuries before Africans were enslaved.
This event is part of our Friday Nights Live Autumn 2019 Season.