Big Screen: Wakanda Forever and Indigenous Worldbuilding

3/29/2023; 39 minutes

Moderator Cristina Venegas joined Chicano and Chicana Studies Professors Gerardo Aldana, Giovanni Batz, and Daina Sanchez to discuss Wakanda Forever and Indigenous Worldbuilding. Professor Gerardo Aldana served as a consultant on the film's representation of Mesoamerican cultures and played the role of UN assembly chairperson in the film. The panel discussed the politics of representation and the film's themes of displacement and diaspora. Recorded on 01/24/2023. (#38744)

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