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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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Credited cast:
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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USA

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English

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7 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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Horror noire: historia czarnego horroru See more »

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Great Doc On A Specific Genre
28 February 2019 | by jeremyaylesworthSee all my reviews

This is a well produced documentary telling the story of African American actors in horror movies over the last 100 years. Great guests/pairings. Left out a few movies like 28 Days/Weeks Later, among a few others(especially the 80's). Great conversations and enlightening, especially for the horror fan.


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