- The 300-seater Imax Cinema in Kisumu was fully packed for the action-packed 140 minutes film.
- Kisumu Deputy Governor Mathews Owili praised the decision to have the movie premiere in the region.
Film lovers flocked to Kisumu on Tuesday night to witness the much anticipated screening of the African Premiere of Black Panther movie.
Black Panther is a 2018 American super hero film based on the marvel comics character in 1966’s Fantastic Four comic books.
The Disney movie tells the story of T’Challa/Black Panther, the new king of futuristic and wealth laden African nation called Wakanda.
A part from Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, the movie is directed by Ryan Coogler and stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Angela Basset, Forest Whittaker and Daniel Kaluuya.
The absence of Lupita, who plays a major role in the movie, did not dampen the spirits of the famous people in the local entertainment industry from gracing the occasion.
Lupita is the daughter of Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o.
The 300-seater Imax Cinema in Kisumu was fully packed for the action-packed 140 minutes film.
Mr Moses Oduwa, a Kisumu-based stage and film actor popularly known as Omwami Nyangala, termed the movie premiere a boost for local artists.