• Total running time 97min

A trio of films exploring Afrofuturism – the cultural movement that conjures otherworldly visions out of everyday Black experience – as a terrain of compelling storytelling. From a lyrical documentary featuring leading writers, thinkers and contemporary artists, to dazzling cinematic excursions into alternative realms, here are films that bring the high concept of Afrofuturism into compelling focus.

Dark Matter: A History of the Afrofuture

  • Director

    James van Der Pool

  • BBC 2021. 58min

Hasaki Ya Suda

  • Director

    Cedric Ido

  • Burkina Faso-France 2011. 24min

  • With English subtitles

Afronauts

  • Director

    Nuotama Bodomo

  • USA 2014. 14min