Interview with Playwright/Filmmaker Melody Cooper

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We recently talked to playwright/filmmaker Melody Cooper, whose short films THE SOUND OF DARKNESS and The Museum “No to Yesterday” will be featured in our “Matinee Noir: Black Speculative Fiction Shorts” event on Oct. 28! In the spring, Cooper did a month-long writer’s residency in the south of France (thanks to the La Napoule Arts Foundation) to develop a horror TV pilot Sundown, which made it to the second round of the Sundance Episodic Lab, is a semifinalist for the Tony Cox Showtime competition, and is in consideration by Lena Waithe and Eva Longoria’s MACRO Episodic Lab.

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Midwest BSFA Hosts “Matinee Noir: Black Speculative Fiction Shorts” on Oct.28

43079484_2058710107505084_4202272770651848704_nOctober is Black Speculative Fiction Month and we’re hosting “Matinee Noir: Black Speculative Fiction Shorts” on Oct. 28 at the Clifton branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County! Here’s the list of films we’re featuring this month.  Continue reading “Midwest BSFA Hosts “Matinee Noir: Black Speculative Fiction Shorts” on Oct.28″