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This program is sponsored by W&M Libraries.


This live conversation will feature Director Xavier Burgin discussing his documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror, as led by Monica Griffin, W&M Director of Engaged Scholarships and Sharpe Community Scholars Program and Affiliate Faculty in American Studies.


Xavier Burgin is an Emmy-nominated writer/director from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. He’s the director of Shudder’s first original documentary, Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror. He’s a Sundance Fellow, HBO Alumni, Berlinale Talent, Ryan Murphy Directing Fellow, Screencraft Winner, and Academy Nicholl Top 50 Screenwriter.


This program will only be available as a live event - a recording will not be available following the stream.


This program is part of a GFF Spotlight Series on Black Horror films in our 2021 virtual festival. This series includes the documentary feature Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror, as well as a live conversation event with the film's director, Xavier Burgin (on Thursday, March 25 at 2:00 PM EST). The virtual series also features a collection of narrative feature films highlighted in Horror Noire available for online screening during this year's festival.