AfroFuturism Festival: Black Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror and Gaming

What is AfroFuturism?

AfroFuturism takes you on a journey for self-discovery and engages the spiritual senses.

Nigerian Artist Ytasha Womack, author of "Afrofuturism: the World of Black Sci-Fi Fantasy and Fantasy Culture," explains that, to her, Afrofuturism offers a “highly intersectional” way of looking at possible futures or alternate realities through a black cultural lens. It is non-linear, fluid and uses the black imagination to consider mysticism, metaphysics, identity and liberation; and, despite offering black folks a way to see ourselves in a better future, Afrofuturism blends the future, the past and the present. Black Panther movie starring Chadwick Boseman is Afrofuturism excellence! Get Tickets Now!

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AfroFuturism is a movement that the Urban Mediamakers organization has joined. A consortium of content creators who use new technology to create a multitude of interactive projects, the organization gives urban creatives an opportunity to showcase their artistry as they tell stories of their communities, compete with peers, hone their skills through educational series and interact with public supporters of media excellence. The Urban Mediamakers bring a mixed bag of media projects representing AfroFuturism.

You are invited to be a part of the 5th annual AfroFuturism Festival celebrating Black sci-fi, fantasy, horror through art, films, books, comics and gaming. Featuring virtual and in-person events.


Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. | FREE
  • AfroFuturism Day | FREE | All Movies/Projects Streaming 24/7 Free on
      • AfroFuturism Film Series 2021
        • To Be Announced
  • Urban Mediamakers Zoom Presence Starts at 1:00p EST - Register in advance for Zoom login information -
    • Conversation With – Let's Talk About Black Sci-Fi and Horror | 4p EST | Get Tickets
      • UMFF Afrofuturism Virtual Music Jam Session
    • Horror Writers Session| 5p | Get Tickets
    • UMFF SpeedCollab Virtual Networking Event - Meet the Filmmakers and Writers | 6p | Get Tickets
      • Best Zoom Horror Costume and Screen Decoration Contest | Prizes | Judges | Get Tickets



Note: This schedule may change without notice.

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