Zombies: the Haitian and American Realities behind the Myth

  • Film

Zombies truly exist in Haiti, but in a manner quite unlike the ever-more-popular and mythical Hollywood character. This film reveals the complex truth about the Haitian zombie, historicizes the US American zombie, and analyzes their metaphorical meanings in a way intended to illuminate the fascination with zombies in both Haiti and the US.

Duke Faculty Artists/Collaborators

Cited Artists/Collaborators

  • J. Lorand Matory

Creation Date

  • 2016