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R| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
A campus culture war between blacks and whites at a predominantly white school comes to a head when the staff of a humor magazine stages an offensive Halloween party.

Cast: Tyler James Williams , Tessa Thompson , Kyle Gallner , Teyonah Parris , Brandon Bell , Malcolm Barrett , Brittany Curran , Justin Dobies

Director: Justin Simien

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Roadside Attractions, Lionsgate Films

Dear White People (2014)

Release Date: January 16th, 2014|1 hr. 46 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • Dear White People marks an auspicious debut for writer-director Justin Simien, an African-American who laces his satire with delicious mirth and malice. show more

  • This is an important movie, but it’s not a perfect one. It has one enormous flaw, and it’s a testament to the smartness of the writing and the inherent fascination of its viewpoint that it doesn’t wreck the experience: Director Justin Simien doesn’t know how to shape scenes or pull performances from his actors. show more

  • Comparisons to Spike Lee’s movies are unavoidable, particularly with a setting that recalls Lee’s “School Daze” and a conclusion that echoes “Do the Right Thing.” But Dear White People is a film of the moment, and an essential one at that. show more

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  • November 17, 2014 Lynnae Martin
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    love the trailer. would love to see the movie in saginaw,mi lansing,mi or flint,mi

  • October 27, 2014 Alecia
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    Great use of satirical content to point the finger that it is complicated being Black in America and why don't the white people get it and quit thinking that it will go away, because its not.

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Teyonah Parris Gets Real in This Exclusive 'Dear White People' Red Band Clip (VIDEO)

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Katie Roberts on Oct 15th, 2014 12:30PM

Sundance hit "Dear White People" has earned raves for its funny, frank, in-your-face approach to race relations from an African-American perspective, and this clip, premiering today exclusively on Mov...

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