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TED-Ed

TED-Ed "Why Should You Read Sci-fi Superstar Octavia E. Butler?"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Explore the works of science fiction visionary Octavia E. Butler, whose novels, such as 'Parable of the Sower', influenced the growing popularity of Afrofuturism.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: TED-Ed "Why Should You Read Sci-fi Superstar Octavia E. Butler?"

    Directed by: Tomas PICHARDO

    Country: USA, Dominican Republic

    Year of production: 2019

    Running time: 04 min 14 s

  • Technique

    Category: Educational, scientific or industrial film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Original version English subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Tomas PICHARDO

    Production: TED-ED, Gerta XHELO

    Animation: Tomás Pichardo

    Music: Cem Misirlioglu

    Voice: Christina Greer