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  • Dear White People

    2014. USA. Justin Simien. 108 min.

Post-screening discussion with Justin Simien.

Friday, March 21, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center



  • Dear White People

    2014. USA. Directed by Justin Simien. Welcome to Winchester University where, in the name of diversity, the all-black residence hall Parker/Armstrong is about to be dismantled. In the middle of an Ivy League campus, all racial hell breaks loose: Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) uses her campus radio show to call out the administration as well as her fellow students, while Afroed geek Lionel (Tyler James Williams) writes for the all-white college newspaper hoping to expose hypocrisy campus-wide. No one is safe in the culture wars that follow. In his feature debut, Justin Simien riffs on groundbreaking films of the black experience of a generation ago (yes, really) to playfully explore the gray areas of race in America, and his satirical take challenges our ideas of identity in our supposed post-racial world. 108 min.

In the Film exhibition New Directors/New Films 2014

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