by Staff writer
Movie premieres are not a common occurrence in South Africa, but to Africans (anybody of African descent really), Black Panther is not just any film.
The South African premiere of Black Panther on Friday night in Montecasino, Johannesburg, saw the influx of many Hollywood A-listers, including Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira who also starred in the history-making film.
South African stars such as Basetsana Khumalo, Thembisa Mdoda, Lira, Masechaba Ndlovu and Thando Thabethe also showed off their vibrant and colourful African styles as they walked the blue carpet:
|Also on display at the premiere was a striking Black Panther-inspired painting from local artist Loyiso Mkize.|