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This Feminist Horror Director Puts People Of Color In The Spotlight

April 28, 2017

Two Sentence Horror Stories: Ma director Vera Miao says she draws inspiration from different kinds of horror genres, including ghost stories and psychological thrillers.

And while she grew up watching Western horror, Miao says she’s mostly inspired by films from other countries. She hopes this series will be emblematic of what she wants to do and accomplish as a filmmaker. “Which is to really make an elevated genre that is grappling with contemporary social issues and is centralizing people of color,” she explains.

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