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Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

Directed by Xavier Burgin

Delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and finally embraced them, Horror Noire traces the untold history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre. Adapting Robin Means Coleman’s seminal book, HORROR NOIRE will present the living and the dead, using new and archival interviews from scholars and creators; the voices who survived the genre’s past trends, to those shaping its future. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL.

HORROR NOIRE traces an untold history of Black Americans through their connection to the horror film genre.

Cast: Jordan Peele, Tananarive Due, Tony Todd, Ken Foree

Member Reviews

Very good documentary, very informative as a fan of film you'll like it trying to leave race or political talk out of it it's for everyone. Obviously it's promoted as black history though.

vinhorror33
1 day ago

Great documentary, it was entertaining and educational.

Alice1383
2 days ago

A fantastic history of Black people in horror films and his it's evolved over the years

xjimbojonesx
3 days ago

Love this documentary!

!mp
1 week ago

An amazing documentary with great commentary on how black people are portrayed in horror media. I would recommend this to anyone who love horror history and subculture.

Jotaro'sChair
1 week ago