TRAILER: NEW AMAZON PRIME DOCU-SERIES CELEBRATES BLACK NERDS
By Erin White
March 5, 2020
Ever wonder what it’s like for Black geeks, nerds and artists who turn their passion for comics, video games and cosplay into a full-time career? Look no further, Amazon Prime’s The New Nerd is here. As we all know, there isn’t anything “new” about being Black and enjoying sci-fi/fantasy, anime, game development, etc. What is new is the spotlight being shined on Black nerdom.
In each episode of The New Nerd, we are introduced to mega-stans, disciplined collectors, software engineers, a cosplay, and a comic book artist. Whether you’re someone who is new to there concept of a ‘Blerd,’ or you’re a full-time geek like us, The New Nerd gives viewers a thought-provoking glimpse into the professional lives of Black creatives that is sure to inspire.
The New Nerd was directed by Yahya Ismail and all four episodes are streaming now on Amazon Prime.