Shadows from the Past: Them

Mark Dillon

July 8, 2021

ASC members Checco Varese, Xavier Grobet and Suki Medencevic collaborate on the supernatural period racial drama.
The Amazon Prime series Them is a bold, stylistic hybrid of supernatural horror and drama inspired by historical truths. The first season, set in 1953, follows a Black family that moves from North Carolina to Los Angeles — a relocation triggered by a racially motivated attack against the family’s matriarch, Livia “Lucky” Emory (Deborah Ayorinde).

ASC members Checco Varese, Xavier Grobet and Suki Medencevic collaborate on the supernatural period racial drama.
The Amazon Prime series Them is a bold, stylistic hybrid of supernatural horror and drama inspired by historical truths. The first season, set in 1953, follows a Black family that moves from North Carolina to Los Angeles — a relocation triggered by a racially motivated attack against the family’s matriarch, Livia “Lucky” Emory (Deborah Ayorinde).