Actor Chadwick Boseman accepts the Best Hero award for 'Black Panther' onstage during the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards at Barker Hangar on June 16, 2018 in Santa Monica, California.

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Disney giving away free tickets to 'Black Panther' screenings

January 29, 2019 - 10:21 am
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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Chadwick Boseman teases fans about making a sequel to "Black Panther," there's another chance to see the groundbreaking movie when it comes back to theaters for a limited run during Black History Month.

AMC Theatres is screening the award-winning movie for a one week only, Feb. 1-7, at 250 locations. There are a few participating theaters in the Philadelphia region. 

Find them here.

Tickets are free, and each theater will host two showings per day.

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After all tickets are claimed, hopeful theatergoers can sign up for a waiting list and wait for cancellations.

"Black Panther" broke box office records and closed out 2018 on top in North America. the movie is nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Original Music Score, Best Original Song, Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing. On Sunday "Black Panther" won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Marvel Studios parent company, The Walt Disney Company, will also give a $1.5 million grant to the United Negro College Fund.