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Celebrating Black Horror the whole weekend kicking off with the cult classic Ganja & Hess and Juju: The Web Series at Herbert Von King Park with NYC Parks.

#Blerdcitycon2019
#Blackhorror
#blackhorrorfilms
#horrornoire
#NYCParks
#JuJuthewebseries
#blackwomeninhorror
Thank You Lilith!!!
Thank you Titanium Tribe!!!
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Y’ALL I CO-EXEC PRODUCED A HORROR DOCUMENTARY COMING OUT ON @shudder!!!
I was so excited I forgot to say it’s a BLACK HORROR doc - but I’m on my phone at Starbucks and can’t wait to tweet more about this when I get home!!!
Me, after months of waiting, when I saw the @shudder announcement drop on my phone while I was at the grocery store

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Since we have a week to fill until #BlackPanther I'll kick off an #AfrofuturismShortFilmFestival of black scifi, magical realism and horror. First up is PUMZI (2009) directed by @wanuri Kahiu of Kenya. I love this film!
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Before Daniel Kaluuya was W'Kabi in #BlackPanther or an Oscar-nominated actor for Get Out, he starred in this masterful and heartbreaking short film by @kibwetavares, JONAH (2013). vimeo.com/58646255
#AfrofuturismShortFilmFestival
Before @SterlingKBrown made history with his acting awards or was N'Jobu in #BlackPanther he co-starred in this chilling web series pilot, The Abandon (2012), by @keithjosef
#AfrofuturismShortFilmFestival
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7 Reasons Scholars Are Teaching GET OUT & Why You Should Too –
I teach a @UCLA class, "The Sunken Place: Racism, Survival & the Black Horror Aesthetic." The linchpin: @JordanPeele’s Get Out. Last quarter, he surprised my class.
@GetOutMovie #GetOut #BlackHorror #GetOutSyllabus
MASS INCARCERATION. Jordan Peele told my class: “When I had this image of Chris in this dark hole…I realized I was talking about the prison industrial system.” The system is “abducting black people and throwing them in holes.”
@GetOutMovie #GetOut #BlackHorror #GetOutSyllabus
WHITE SUPREMACY. Jordan Peele tweeted that Get Out is a “documentary” because it allegorically documents the history of white supremacy and its effects on blacks.
@GetOutMovie #GetOut #BlackHorror #GetOutSyllabus
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.@JordanPeele in today's #BlackHorror class at @UCLA on The Sunken Place: "I realized it was the prison industrial complex." So many lives.
"It's the entire system that keeps us down, external and internal." --@JordanPeele on The Sunken Place in today's #BlackHorror class.
Today we snuck @JordanPeele into a back row while I was screening a scene from Get Out in my #blackhorror class. Then he raised his hand.
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