PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — More than 150 Pittsburgh Public Schools students will be treated to a special advanced screening of the upcoming Marvel movie “Black Panther.”READ MORE: All Baby Shower Shooting Victims Expected To Survive, Father-To-Be Named As Suspect
Pittsburgh Public Schools says they are partnering with Marvel Studios and ToonSeum, the Pittsburgh museum dedicated to cartoon arts, for “‘Black Panther’ Community Day” on Saturday.
The day’s activities will start at the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School for a panel discussion about using comic books and graphic novels in the classroom.
Pittsburgh Steelers players James Conner and Arthur Moats will be special guests at the discussion, along with Joe Ehman, an IB film teacher and graphic novel historian from Pittsburgh Public Schools.READ MORE: Paperless Ticketing Leads To Long Lines Outside Heinz Field Ahead Of Steelers Game
After the discussion, there will be a special screening of “Black Panther” at South Side Works Cinemas.
This is just one of many special “Black Panther” screenings for students across the country.
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The movie opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, Feb. 16.