Afrofuturism
‘I Am Black Sci-Fi Magazine’ Is Here & We Got Ad Space!

‘I Am Black Sci-Fi Magazine’ Is Here & We Got Ad Space!

Dive into the future with BlackSci-Fi.com’s newest venture – a vibrant print magazine where imagination meets the cosmos. I Am Black Sci-Fi Magazine is more than just a magazine; it’s a journey into a universe where Black culture and Speculative Fiction intertwine,...

Review/ Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire

Review/ Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire

Inspired by Africa’s diverse histories and cultures, Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire is a captivating 10-episode animated Afro-futuristic anthology series created by Triggerfish that premiered on Disney+ on 5 July 2023. Triggerfish is a computer animation film studio...

Trailer/ Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire

Trailer/ Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire

Check out the new trailer for the upcoming Disney + animated original Afrofuturist series, Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire. From the series official summary, "Ten African creators present stories featuring new worlds of advanced technology, spirits and much more." The...

Review/ The Last Count of Monte Cristo

Review/ The Last Count of Monte Cristo

Written by: Ayize Jama-Everett Art by: Tristan Roach Published by: Abrams ComicArts - Megascope As the title implies, The Last Count of Monte Cristo is a re-imagining of Alexandre Dumas’ timeless tale of endurance, courage, and revenge. The work is part of a new line...

New Trailer for Afrofuturist/ Space Opera ‘Underneath’

New Trailer for Afrofuturist/ Space Opera ‘Underneath’

Check out the newest trailer for David Kirkman's Underneath. From the film's summary, "In 1857, a slave from Little Dixie, MO is thrust into an intergalactic crisis after encountering an alien from a crashed spaceship." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRnH9OPgpuw...

New Teaser Trailer for Afrofuturism Sci-Fi Epic ‘Underneath’

New Teaser Trailer for Afrofuturism Sci-Fi Epic ‘Underneath’

We're big fans of director/ screenwriter David Kirkman here at BlackSci-Fi.com. As a creator, he's delved into the world of black superhero epics (The Dakota City Chronicles), and socially conscious dramas (Gonzo). So we're excited to show you the trailer for his next...

Radical Black Re-Imaginings: Afrofuturism and Community Work

Radical Black Re-Imaginings: Afrofuturism and Community Work

Words by Maurice Broaddus Art by Jim Mahfood One of the questions often asked me is what it means to be the resident Afrofuturist at the Kheprw Institute (KI). KI is a grassroots non-profit organization focusing on youth leadership development to effect change in our...

Missives from the Nebula: ‘Looking for The Perfect Beat’

Missives from the Nebula: ‘Looking for The Perfect Beat’

Universal b-boy, looking for the perfect beatMortal motivations, looking for the perfect beatMighty Zulu Nation, they have found the perfect beatAfrika Bambaataa, I present the perfect beat beat beat beat After Planet Rock exploded onto the scene in the early ’80s, my...

Curating the End of the World Exhibit

Curating the End of the World Exhibit

Press Release Curating the End of the World is an online multimedia, multi-genre Black speculative pop-up exhibition in collaboration with Afroflux, Afro_Futures UK, The Afrofuturist Affair, Black Kirby, NubiaMancy, Kaos Network, Blerd City, Octavia Butler Legacy...

A Chat With ‘Marassa’ Creator/ Writer Greg Anderson Elysée

A Chat With ‘Marassa’ Creator/ Writer Greg Anderson Elysée

We recently caught up with writer Greg Anderson Elysée for a quick chat about his Afrofuturist/ sci-fi space adventure, Marassa. The second issue of his creator-owned series is currently in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign here. BlackSci-Fi.com: What's Marassa...

On The Blerdar: Afroglyphics

On The Blerdar: Afroglyphics

All Philly residents: if you love sci-fi, comic books, and Afrofuturism, please check out information for the next BlackSci-Fi.com and Pyroglyphics appearance below.

Check out ‘The Mighty Grand Piton’

Check out ‘The Mighty Grand Piton’

Love giant robots? Lush Carribean backdrops? Afrofuturism? Animated fare that pulls at the heartstrings like The Iron Giant? Check out The Mighty Grand Piton. Created by Wesley Louis, the short was animated by London based animation studio, The Line Animation. From...

On the Blerdar:  A journey into Afrofuturism

On the Blerdar: A journey into Afrofuturism

This Friday is all about Afrofuturism from Black Sci-Fi Tv's own  Shawn Alleyne who also co-contributes to  BlackSci-Fi.com  Nu-Perspective column. For the first time, Alleyne's artwork will be the main feature  in an upcoming Philly exhibit.  Many people know  his...

What is Afrofuturism?

What is Afrofuturism?

What exactly is Afrofuturism and what role does it play in literature and film?  In an interview with BBC, Nigerian director CJ Obasi speaks about his thoughts on what Afrofuturism is, his film Hello, Rain,  and why Afrofuturism is important.  

Review/ The Gentleman #1: Darkness of the Void

Review/ The Gentleman #1: Darkness of the Void

The Gentleman #1: Darkness of the Void Written by: Greg Anderson Elysee Art by: Massimialiano Veltri Colors by: Marco Pagnotta Letters by: Micah Myers Edited by: Marcel Dupree Published by: SFC Comics and Evoluzione Publishing Fresh off of a successful Kickstarter...

Afrofuturism Film “Boss” Premeires at Onyxcon 2018

Afrofuturism Film “Boss” Premeires at Onyxcon 2018

Check out the Afrofutristic short film, Boss, which premiered at Atlanta's Onyxcon 2018 convention on Friday, August 24th. Summary: BOSS is a film short written, executive produced, and cast by Joseph R Wheeler III who stars as The BOSS. BOSS is the tale of a mystical...

New Animated Series Combines the Wonders of Afrofuturism & Sun Ra

New Animated Series Combines the Wonders of Afrofuturism & Sun Ra

Okay Player reports: "From the team that brought you Spotify‘s eccentric and insightful Drawn & Recorded series, comes another animated journey for music lovers of all severity. Turning the lens to Afrofuturism and the origins thereof, DUST has charted the cosmic...

Prototype: Interview with Film Student Chris Ortega

Prototype: Interview with Film Student Chris Ortega

In late 2016, USC Film Student, Chris Ortega embarked on an honorable journey of launching a Kickstarter for the short film, PROTOTYPE that combines technology, Afrofuturism, and a female protagonist to identify issues of classism, human nature, and sexism in the...

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