The Symbolism Behind 'Black Panther' Explained

The superhero formula is utilized to discuss complex issues.

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Marvel‘s Black Panther is a film that redefines what a blockbuster movie can be. Although it is a superhero film and part of the massive Marvel Cinematic Universe, it still tackles profound subject matter while highlighting an abundance of African culture in the process.

In the video above, ScreenPrism explores the parallels presented in Africa and Black Panther‘s Wakanda, such as colonization, appropriation and imperialism, just to name a few. It also explores concepts embraced by characters within the film, such as strength and ethnic identity. Check out the lesson above, then share your thoughts below.

In related news, SNL parodied Black Panther with a “deleted scene” skit.

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