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Kyle Brannon with a lobby card from the 1977 film Suspiria. It was a gift from a student in his European cinema class.

Who’s Afraid of the Dark?

SOC Assistant Professor Kyle Brannon discusses the enduring popularity of the horror genre.

My Favorite Horror Films

Classics like "Night of the Living Dead" share space with surprises like "Gremlins" on Professor Brannon's top ten list.

Image from Troop 1500, an Independent Lens documentary. The CMSi study repeatedly ranked Independent Lens highest for diversity in documentary creators and subject matter.

Want Diversity in Docs? Look to Public TV

A new study from the Center for Media & Social Impact shows public television remains the leading source of programming that represents diverse creators and characters.