Monday, January 28, 2019

We on Award Tour: Horror Noire Screening Events


Graveyard Shift Sisters is kicking off Black History Month in a major way this year! A Shudder original documentary, Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror has some fabulous international screening events. I had the privilege of being a co-writer and producer, so I'll be doing much more peeking out from this virtual curtain than usual. Pray for your introverted girl. As a teen of the 90's, my hype theme for these appearances could only be my fave rhymes from A Tribe Called Quest.

Not in any of the cities listed below?

Don't fret! Horror Noire is premiering on Shudder, Thursday, February 7th!

Stream here.

Friday, February 1, 2019
7:30pm
Los Angeles: Egyptian Theatre

Co-presented by Beyond Fest and Shudder

Discussion following with Rachel True (actor, THE CRAFT), Ashlee Blackwell (co-writer/producer), Xavier Burgin (director), Tananarive Due (executive producer), Tony Todd (actor, CANDYMAN), William Crain (director, BLACULA), Ken Foree (actor, DAWN OF THE DEAD), Keith David (actor, THE THING). 

Moderated by Lisa Bolekaja.


Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:30pm
Los Angeles: Egyptian Theatre

Double feature: Tales from the Hood/Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight

Co-presented by Beyond Fest and Shudder
Discussion between films with TALES FROM THE HOOD director Rusty Cundieff and writer Darin Scott.


Monday, February 4, 2019
7:00pm
New York: Brooklyn Academy of Music

Double feature: Horror Noire/Tales from the Hood

Post-screening panel discussion with Xavier Burgin (director, Horror Noire), Tananarive Due (Author and educator; Horror Noire executive producer), R. Shanea Williams (filmmaker), Greg Anderson Elysee (Comics author), and Ashlee Blackwell (Founder, Graveyard Shift Sisters; Horror Noire Co-writer/producer)


Tuesday, February 5, 2019
7:00pm
Philadelphia: Lightbox Film Center

Exhumed Films and Fangoria are proudly teaming up to present the Philadelphia premiere of an exciting new genre documentary! Produced here in the Philadelphia area and soon to debut on AMC’s streaming service Shudder, HORROR NOIRE: A HISTORY OF BLACK HORROR takes a critical look at a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and embraced both black filmmakers and black audiences.

The Philadelphia premiere will also feature an introduction and discussion with HORROR NOIRE producers/co-writers Ashlee Blackwell (creator of GraveyardShiftSisters.com) and Danielle Burrows (freelance writer/producer, A&E, WHYY, Arcadia Publishing, Weird NJ), and executive producers Phil Nobile Jr. (editor-in-chief of Fangoria Magazine) and Kelly Ryan (partner, Stage 3 Productions).

Special thanks to Fangoria, Shudder, and Stage 3 Productions for their sponsorship and support in presenting this screening.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
7:30pm
Toronto: TIFF Bell Lightbox

Ashlee Blackwell and Tananarive Due on Horror Noire + Screening

Co-writer and producer Ashlee Blackwell and author, executive producer, and educator Tananarive Due — who created a university course inspired by Jordan Peele’s Get Out — join us for a special screening of this Shudder Original documentary about the history of Blackness in horror cinema, followed by an extended onstage conversation.

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