Black Panther's Cinematography
These passionate historians advocate for an educated citizenry, a historically aware citizenry, a citizenry well versed in the institutions and social structures of power that have made the world as it is. Their assumption is that knowledge of the past is critical for disrupting existing arrangements and effecting political change.In the meantime the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, organizing protests, marches and vigils in the coming weeks, are teaching all of us an important political lesson: change sometimes involves walking out of school, turning your back on past failures and insisting on something new.
Long before the release of black panther, the western portrayal of Africa in films was one of filth, violence and misery; a Continent occupied by the uncultured and barbaric yet most naïve. The Movie enlightened people about the African culture through various pieces of culture, Cultural Practices, Costume, Language , Appreance and ideology represented in the film which belonged to several African countries and the fictional country Wakanda (Kemabonta, T. (2019).
Presenting Michael B. Jordan’s Erik Killmonger as the main antagonist to Chadwick Boseman’s protagonist King T’Challa, the film offers one of the most insightful, complex, and empathetic nemesis of the genre. Through Killmonger, Ryan Coogler, the director, presents a villain that fully challenges the protagonist both ideologically and physically, in turn, molding the hero. Killmonger as a perfect antagonist manages to unravel and attack the hero’s greatest flaws.
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