If you’re in Philadelphia, love horror, and want to celebrate Black History Month check out the screening of Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror.

From the FB page, “Horror Noire is a feature length documentary from Shudder. | We examine the history of black horror & Black Americans’ impact on the most influential genre | Directed by Xavier L Burgin | Produced by Ashlee Blackwell, Phil Noble Jr., Tananarive Due, Dr. Robin Means Coleman, Danielle Burrows & Kelly Ryan”

The screening will take place at the Lightbox Film Center in Philadelphia, PA at 7:00 pm, on February 5th and will include a screening of the classic horror film, Candyman.

From the event’s website: “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. As a special bonus, we will also screen a rare 35mm print of one of the films spotlighted in the documentary, the influential horror classic CANDYMAN.”  

Head here for details about the screening. Horror Noire will also premiere on the Shudder streaming network on Februrary 7th.

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