Panels Pack

Panels Pack

A collection of exclusive panels and lectures from the Salem Horror Fest 2020 program.

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Panels Pack

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  • The Black Diaspora in Horror

    This panel features five diverse Black voices in genre speaking on the representation of the Black Diasporic narrative in contemporary horror.

    Presented by Maurice Broaddus, Chesya Burke, Eunice Levis, Sade Sellers, Leslie Rivera

  • In Conversation: Mary Shelley

    A Nightmare Wakes director Nora Unkel chats with Jude Wright, Assistant Professor of English at Peru State College about the legacy of Mary Shelley.

    Nora is a writer, director, and producer. She is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she earned a degree in film and TV production, w...

  • Jet Horror: Black Representation From 2010s to Now

    A panel with four strong Black voices in genre speaking on the representation of Black people in horror films of the recent decade.

    Presented by Prince Jackson, Xero Gravity, Zena Dixon, Anya Stanley

  • Plug It Up: Puberty and Menstruation in Horror Films

    Dr. Rebekah McKendry will explore the history, presentation, and role of female puberty and menstruation in horror films. Ginger Snaps, Carrie, IT, The Witch, Tale of Two Sisters, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, and much more!

    Nightmare University is a podcast with horror genre professor Dr. R...

  • A Round Table on Black Women’s Horror Aesthetics & Traditions

    Lea Anderson will moderate a conversation with Ashlee Blackwell, Moon Ferguson, Dianca London Potts, and Dani Bethea exploring Black women's representations in horror to establish our specific aesthetics and traditions within the genre. Following in the tradition of Shudder's acclaimed documentar...

  • Scored To Death: A Virtual Roundtable with Some of Horror’s Greatest Composers

    J. Blake Fichera [author of the books Scored to Death & its upcoming sequel, Scored to Death 2] moderates a discussion about the creation and use of music in horror films, with a panel of accomplished composers who have contributed to some of the genre's most beloved films and franchises—

    Pr...

  • Unmarked Graves: Women and POC in Horror History

    There are many stories of women and POC that were hidden in horror history. Sapphire and Sabina will dig these stories up to help inform horror fans and creatives from marginalized backgrounds how to navigate visibility in the genre and keep us in the narrative. For example, the mistreatment of M...

  • Wicked Women: The New Anthology From New England Horror Writers

    Dressing in stolen skin, watching the world through silver eyes, or questioning local folk traditions about bodies hanging in trees, these stories and poems from the women of the New England Horror Writers will leave you bleeding with fresh nightmares and hanging on with splitting fingernails to ...