Nerdificent

Nerdificent

In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture and break down the history, culture, and future of it; all while making you laugh.... Show More
February 26, 2019 58 min

Hello again, nerds, and welcome to another Horror filled episode of Nerdificent! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Writer and Director, Xavier Burgin, to talk about his film ‘Horror Noire’, a documentary about the representation of Black people in Horror films (the first of its kind). Starting way back with ‘Birth of a Nation’ up to where we are today with ‘Horror Noire’. Curl up and get ready for a history lesson on this weeks episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

For the Filmmakers Behind This Timely Documentary, Black History Is Black Horror

COLLIDER: 'Horror Noire' Review: A Captivating Deep Dive into the History of Black Cinema and the Horror Genre

NBC: 'Horror Noire' shines a much-needed light on the history of African-Americans in horror films

VERGE: The Enlightening Doc 'Horror Noire' lays out Black History through Black Horror Films

INDIEWIRE: Jordan Peele Lectures UCLA Film Class on 'Get Out': 'The Sunken Place is the Silencing' of Marginalized People-

VULTURE: 'Horror Noire' is a Lively, Essential History Lesson

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