FADE TO BLACK
examining the Black image in genre film
6:30 PM PST | FB LIVE: LANGSTON
The 1992 film, is a story about the urban legend of the Candyman, who haunts the Cabrini Green housing project. Graduate student Helen Lyle is studying urban myths and is drawn to the housing project where she uncovers the real-life horrors of the Candyman and that the myth might not be an imaginary as she believed. The film has gone on to become one of the most beloved horror movies and a cult classic in its own right. The film covers a variety of topics, like poverty, crime, the history of slavery, and the white gaze.
- Event Details:
- The audience is encouraged to watch Candyman on their own devices, through personal copies or streaming; Candyman is available for streaming and purchase via Netflix, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, and YouTube.
- After the film finishes, Tony Todd will join us via live stream to answer a few questions.
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about FADE TO BLACK
The monthly film series, presented by LANGSTON, focused on the representation of Black people in film and it’s effect on culture and society. Our kickoff series focuses on horror films. Each film screening will have a special guest who will participate in a talk-back about the film with our curator and hostess, Isabella L Price.