Afrofuturism: Vision of the Future from “The Other” Side: Presentation and Extra Reading

I did a presentation on Afrofuturism for the 2020 Fantasia Film Festival. If you missed it, you can watch it here. There will be other great panels available on this playlist too! And check out the festival if you’re in Canada because there are lots of amazing films.


If you are interested in more information on Afrofuturism, feel free to check out some articles and YouTube links below:

Dr. Cheryl Thompson, Associate Professor, Ryerson University, School of Creative Industries. 

Dr. Zuleyka ZevallosThe Other Sociologist

Adilifu Nama: Booklist here.

Diana Adesola Mafe: Booklist here.

Donald Bogle: Booklist here.

Ytasha Womack

Tananarive Due

Steven Barnes

Nalo Hopkinson

Samuel R. Delany

Zetta Elliott

N.K. Jemisin 

Niobe series


Interview with Lovecraft Country’s writer, Matt Ruff.

Wanuri Kahiu

Info on the Canadian series Utiopa Falls. If I had a kid who was into the arts, I’d let them watch this. See for yourself on CBC Gem where it’s streaming now.

Harper’s Bazaar, Aug 6, 2020: What You Can Do to Support Black Cinema with a quote from Toronto film critic Sarah Tai-Black.

African writer Mohale Mashigo and her views on Afrofuturism.

If you liked the t-shirt I wore, you can find more designs at Afrodelik.





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