, 2022-11-02 16:10:28,
The Prince of Wales was advised he should “Netflix and chill” as he took a trip to the cinema to learn about the Royal African Society’s film festival.
William attended The Garden Cinema in central London on Wednesday afternoon where he heard that not enough black stories are being told on screen.
The heir to the throne sat in the audience for a Q&A session during the event which aims to give young film students of African heritage an opportunity to learn more about the industry, network with others and learn from international professionals.
William, who is patron of the Royal African Society, also joined workshop groups and heard about the experiences of students.
When he expressed interest in watching more African films, he was advised he could “Netflix and chill” – a somewhat risque slang term – with a new movie being released on the streaming platform later this week.
EbonyLife TV and EbonyLife Films founder Mo Abudu spoke to William in one of the small discussion groups.
She suggested he watch The King’s Horseman, a film made by her company, which is due to be released on Netflix on Friday.
It is a cinematic adaptation of a play which tells the story of a tradition in Nigeria which was supposed to see a king’s horseman sacrifice himself so he could serve his deceased ruler in the afterlife.
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