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Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 7 February 2019 (USA)
An look at the history of black horror films and the role of African Americans in the film genre from the very beginning.

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Xavier Burgin
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Meosha Bean ... Herself
Ashlee Blackwell Ashlee Blackwell ... Herself
Robin R. Means Coleman Robin R. Means Coleman ... Herself
William Crain William Crain ... Himself
Rusty Cundieff ... Himself
Keith David ... Himself
Loretta Devine ... Herself
Ernest R. Dickerson ... Himself
Tananarive Due ... Herself
Ken Foree ... Himself
Mark H. Harris Mark H. Harris ... Himself
Richard Lawson ... Himself
Tina Mabry ... Herself
Kelly Jo Minter ... Herself
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. ... Himself
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An look at the history of black horror films and the role of African Americans in the film genre from the very beginning.

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Black Horror
26 March 2019 | by nishawatsonSee all my reviews

Great commentary and interviews by respected actors, filmmakers, writers and intellectuals on the history of Blacks in cinema and the horror genre. Fun to watch too.


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