Black Panther Historically Premieres in Lagos, Nigeria
As part of activities for the African Film Festival taking place from November 6th – 12th, the cast and crew of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever were in Lagos, Nigeria, last weekend for the premiere of the movie.
This is the first time a Marvel movie has premiered in Nigeria, where a large pool of the cast was available, and we are proud to have been associated with this.
Cast members present at the premiere included Letitia Wright (Shuri), Danai Gurira (Dora Milaje general, Okoye), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Winston Duke (M’baku), Tenoch Huerta Mejía (Namor), and director, Ryan Coogler.
The premise of the movie from the trailer shows the leaders of the kingdom of Wakanda trying to protect their nation from invasion after the death of King T’Challa, in addition to a threat from a hidden undersea nation.
The movie: Nanny also premiered on the 6th of November as part of the activities commemorating the opening of the African Film Festival.
The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices in Cinema and fresh filmmaking perspectives.
To see pictures from the premiere event, peep the gallery.