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Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror: Fluid identities – life beyond virtual reality
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Arts, Culture and Sport Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror: Fluid identities – life beyond virtual reality

Virtual sex, techno-paranoia, the cyber city, second life, social media culture, sexual identity politics and debating the online self – these themes are a sure indication that Black Mirror, the anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, highlights key themes pertinent to our 21st century psyche and merits scholarly attention, writes Andrew Chatora

Nnedi and Wanuri developing Amazon series based on Octavia Butler’s “Wild Seed”
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Arts, Culture and Sport Nnedi and Wanuri developing Amazon series based on Octavia Butler’s “Wild Seed”

African sci-fi legend Nigerian Nnedi Okorafor and Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu are teaming up with Oscar-winning actor Viola Davis for an upcoming series adaptation of Octavia Butler’s novel “Wild Seed”. Okorafor and Kahiu will write the script together, while Kahiu will also direct the project.