Shudder’s new documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (based on Professor Robin Means Coleman’s Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1980s to the Present) follows up on Get Out in just this fashion by starting a conversation that highlights the influence of Black actors, writers, and directors on the genre, as well as the changing perspectives about race, both on screen and off.
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Flashback Interview: ‘Horror Noire’ Author Robin R. Means Coleman
Professor Robin R. Means Coleman, the author of Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present, grew up in the right time and place to become a horror fan, namely Pittsburgh in the 1970s. It would have been almost impossible to avoid being bitten by “the zombie-bug” in this era in Pittsburgh, when some of the greatest and most influential horror films were being created in and around the city by the legendary George Romero.