creator of SVLLY(wood) Magazine. anti-capitalist + feminist film theory. pop cultural criticism. horror. african & islamic diasporic cinema. detailed interviews. cyber culture.
A conversation with writer-director, Heidi Saman, about her debut feature, NAMOUR.
Unpacking the highs and lows of Blaxploitation horror through the prism of Barbara Creed's seminal, 'Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis'. Featuring readings on classics such as, 'Ganja and Hess', 'Abby', and 'Sugar Hill'.
Ten films that explore what a woman in revolt looks like.
profiling a cinematic revolution with a trio of essays on the black radical tradition, mexican zapatistas new media strategy and what makes a political film. accompanied by two detailed interviews with contemporary revolutionary filmmakers!
How has gendered relations trickled down to celebrity public apologies and the need to self-disclose private information in a public space?
In the second half of the Contextualizing Uprising segment, we speak to Dr. Alisa Lebow on her meta-documentary 'Filming Revolution', an audacious interactive cultural project that attempts to map the complex national and personal histories of the Egyptian Revolution within the context of cinema.
All Rise for The Reigning Queen of Black Hollywood
In our two part Contextualizing Uprising segment, we speak to first time directors, Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless whose documentary, Generation Revolution explores the dynamic Black Lives Matter scene in the U.K and how they hope it builds a bridge to recruiting a new generation of freedom fighters.
Is Western cinema ready to challenge Muslim stereot...
The Feminine Mystique Redux. The intersection of fourth wave feminism and horror scholarship.
In times of political crisis it’s vital to remember that art is the soul of the revolution.
Unpacking the highs and lows of Blaxploitation horror through the prism of Barbara Creed's seminal, Monstrous-Feminine. Featuring readings on Ganja and Hess, Abby, and Sugar Hill
Interviewed by acclaimed horror blog, Graveyard Shift Sisters on the first issue of SVLLY(wood) Magazine + being a black woman in horror