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Heroes In Color: BLACK PANTHER

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm

A still from the film "Black Panther." The image is of a man sitting in a chair.

T’Challa, prince of the hidden nation of Wakanda, must return to his homeland in the wake of his father’s death to assume the throne and take up the mantle of the “Black Panther”. Killmonger, a rival from another tribe, also returns, seeking to take the throne for himself and reveal Wakanda’s advanced technological secrets to the world at-large.

Starring the late-great Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan, BLACK PANTHER won three Academy Awards and was the first superhero film to win an Oscar for Best Picture. It is the unquestionable jewel in the crown of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Each show will feature added content such as trivia, introductions, raffles, themed drinks and more!

Seating and pre-show activities at 7:00 p.m., film start time 7:30 p.m.

About the series

The mission of this film series is to synergize education and entertainment, creating a unique experience for our community. At the heart of the Heroes in Color film series lies a commitment to celebrate voices and stories of people of color that have traditionally been marginalized within popular culture. By showcasing a kaleidoscope of cinematic heroes who reflect the spectrum of human stories, backgrounds, and aspirations, we strive to redefine heroism, proving that anyone, regardless of their origin, can rise to greatness.

Click here to view the other films coming to this year’s Heroes In Color series.

Sponsored by Ohio University Division of Diversity & Inclusion, Division of Student Affairs, Office of Global Affairs, Ohio Men of Excellence Network and Ohio Arts Council


February 1
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Athena Cinema
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Athena Cinema
20 S. Court St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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