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Coming 2 America, presented in conjunction with special exhibition Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design
Coming 2 America (2021). Directed by Craig Brewer, comedy, 109 min., PG-13
This film is presented in conjunction with special exhibition Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design, which displays more than 60 of Academy Award–winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter’s original garments from films such as Black Panther, Sparkle, Do The Right Thing, and Coming 2 America.
About the film
Akeem and Semmi are back! Newly crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new, hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation of Zamunda to the borough of Queens, New York—where it all began.
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