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Ryan Coogler reflects on tsunami that is 'Black Panther'

At the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, filmmaker Ryan Coogler reflected on the historic sensation of "Black Panther" and the changes he hopes it might effect on the movie business.

Noting that Hollywood theories can't be challenged "if you don't have anything that disproves it," Coogler said in a conversation on stage that he hopes "Black Panther" is the groundbreaking force many say it is, disproving the old myths that black films "don't travel overseas."

"I just hope that changes. It's got to change," said Coogler. "I hope that me and you can leave the business in a better place than where we found...

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