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'Black Panther' to rule Fort Lauderdale IMAX on film's opening weekend

'Black Panther' to rule Fort Lauderdale IMAX on film's opening weekend

When the Marvel film “Black Panther” debuts in theaters Thursday, Feb. 15, it will arrive surrounded by hype, hope and praise, its story of an African prince turned superhero prompting some critics to describe the film as a masterpiece.

You’ll find no argument from “Black Panther” fan Winji Mesadieu, who will be in line on opening day at the AutoNation IMAX Theater at the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale.

Mesadieu is stoked to see a film adaptation of the first black superhero in mainstream comics, but he has another reason to be excited: His “Black Panther”-inspired art exhibition will go on display Feb. 15-19 at the...

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