Oscar Winner Ruth Carter Talks Influences on Black Panther Designs

Ruth E. Carter accepts the award for best costume design for “Black Panther” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Academy Award winning costume designer Ruth Carter talks about the Afrofuturistic look of Black Panther, the influences from various African tribes, and the pride and responsibilities in crafting costumes. Carter has two Oscar nominations, for Malcolm X in 1992, and Amistad in 1997.

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