In 1989 Compton, L.A Anna Bludso (Elle Lorraine) is a young Black Woman working as a production assistant with hopes of becoming a VJ for her music network. When her new boss, Zora (Vanessa Williams) arrives, Anna figures she has a chance to advocate for the role she wants. Yet after constant comments about her image, particularly her hair, are made a focal point as to why she is not T.V appropriate. After Zora suggests a weave to amplify her look, Anna visits Virgie (Laverne Cox) and ends up with hair with a mind of its own.
Directed by Thomas Robert Lee, The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw explores the increasingly strained relationship between Agatha (Catherine Walker) and her daughter Audrey (Jessica Reynolds), who has been kept a secret her entire life. Suspected to be conducting witchcraft, hysteria mounts as farms in the town have been fruitless, while Agatha’s continues to flourish.
Scare Me is directed by Josh Ruben (best known for his work on CollegeHumor). He also plays Fred, an aspiring novelist who goes to a cabin to focus on writing his book. He meets Fanny (Aya Cash), a bestselling horror author also working on her next novel. When the power goes out, Fanny makes her way over to Fred’s cabin and they enter a competition to tell the best scary story.
To what extent does the past continue to dictate our future? Antebellum explores the relationship of slavery to the modern day, as main character Eden/Veronica (Janelle Monae) tries to navigate her life as a slave.