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‘Black Panther’ returning to six Colorado theaters for free starting Friday

Posted: 9:52 PM, Jan 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-01 00:05:15-05
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DENVER – If you didn’t marvel at Marvel’s “Black Panther” success when it came out nearly a year ago on the big screen, you’ll have a chance to do so starting this Friday at six Colorado theaters – and you won’t have to pay a penny.

In honor of Black History Month, AMC theaters across the nation are showing the Academy Award-nominated movie for a week of free screenings starting on Feb. 1 and ending Feb. 7.

In Colorado, six theaters will bring the 2-hour, 20-minute film to audiences. They are:

Aurora:

AMC Arapahoe Crossing 16
AMC Southlands 16

Broomfield:

AMC Flatiron Crossing 14

Highlands Ranch:

AMC Highlands Ranch 24

Westminster:

AMC Orchard 12
AMC Westminster Promenade 24

The Oscar-nominated film, which premiered on February 16 last year in the U.S., has grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide and has a No. 1 ranking for top movies in the past year, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com .

“Black Panther” is nominated in seven categories for the 91st Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The film took home the prize of Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the SAG Awards this past Sunday. The 91st Academy Awards, by the way, air February 24 on Denver7 starting at 6 p.m.

To view a full schedule of when the film is showing in Colorado and to reserve the free tickets, head over to the WeTicketIt website .

The 91st Academy Awards will air February 24 on Denver7 starting at 6 p.m.