For those desiring to see a story on Black vampires, look no further than the short film Suicide by Sunlight directed by Nikyatu Jusu.
Co-written by Jusu and Robin Shanea Williams, Suicide by Sunlight follows Valentina, a pediatric nurse trying to regain custody of her twin daughters Faith and Hope. All seems simple on the surface, but there's one problem: Valentina is a day walking vampire whose melanin protects her from the sun. Armed with an insatiable appetite for human blood, Valentina walks the streets of New York City under a cloak of normalcy. Premiering to two soldout screenings at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the short film leaves many viewers craving more when the end credits roll.
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Watch the FULL short below
The short film is only 17 minutes - you'll find it in full below.