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HORROR NOIRE

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

83 MIN / 2019 / USA / ENGLISH / DOCUMENTARY

Delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and finally embraced black culture, Horror Noire traces a secret history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre. Adapting executive producer Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman’s seminal book of the same name, Horror Noire will present the living and the dead, using new interviews with scholars and creators, from the voices who survived the genre’s past trends to those shaping its future.

Director: Xavier Burgin

Producers: Ashlee Blackwell, Danielle Burrows

Executive Producers: Robin R. Means Coleman, PhD, Tananarive Due, Phil Nobile Jr., Kelly Ryan

Festivals: Overlook Film Festival

*Festival/Non-Theatrical booking only.