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'Black Panther' costume designer on finding inspiration

Clip: 02/14/2019 | 6m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

When it comes to movies, we tend to focus on actors and directors. But many other factors help determine whether a film resonates with audiences. In commercial and critical blockbuster “Black Panther,” for example, superhero suits recall actual African heritage. Jeffrey Brown talks to Ruth Carter, the movie’s Oscar-nominated costume designer, about finding inspiration and serving as an example.

Aired: 02/14/19

Rating: NR

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