Our friends at the Graveyard Shift Sisters have provided a syllabus in association with the outstanding documentary on Black horror, Horror Noire (2019). “[Ashlee Blackwell] and executive producers Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman and Tananarive Due present a digital, living document we hope will guide further inquiry into […]
Get the skinny on impending documentary on Black Horror, Horror Noire, co-written and produced by Ashlee Blackwell of Graveyard Shift Sisters. “Horror Noire is based on the book of the same name by Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman and takes a critical look at a century of genre films […]
Learn so much about Black women in horror film from the 1930s to the present at Graveyard Shift Sisters!
“In 1989, I was a sprite seven years deeply hooked on the strange, imaginative spaces of genre cinema. Having a young, uncoiled mom afforded me the opportunities to ‘just happen’ to be in the living room while she watched questionably legal/video store rental copies of Poltergeist, Beetlejuice, Hellraiser, […]
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Ashlee Blackwell considers love in Ganja & Hess. ” It is up to the viewer to map a path that suits their understanding. What writer/director Bill Gunn (who plays Dr. Hess’ assistant) wanted was a disruption of mainstream fare. Gunn didn’t seem too interested […]
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Ashlee Blackwell considers Jonathan Demme’s Beloved as a horror film as part of their Black History & Women In Horror Month series. “Beloved takes us on one journey of the Black American experience of slavery through the body of a Black female protagonist.”