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    Watch 3 New Clips From Justin Simien's Much-Anticipated 'Dear White People'

    Watch 3 New Clips From Justin Simien's Much-Anticipated 'Dear White People'

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    Sundance: 'Dear White People' Director Wants to Call Sh*t Out While Making You Laugh

    "You absolutely have permission to laugh," "Dear White People" writer-director Justin Simien said at yesterday's Sundance screening before a largely Caucasian crowd at the Eccles. "You got your honorary black card with your Sundance ticket."

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    Sundance Review: ‘Dear White People’ Is A Sharp Satire That Still Cares About Character

    Written and directed by Justin Simien, “Dear White People” pulls off a surprising number of things with startling ability. It’s an American film that talks about race with strong feeling, common sense and good humor; it’s an indie screenwriting-directing debut as polished as it is provocative; it’s ...

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    Sundance Review: Racial Satire Rarely Gets Better Than Justin Simien's Smart, Hilarious 'Dear White People'

    A bonafide satire of the Obama age, writer-director Justin Simien's persistently funny "Dear White People" perceptively skewers virtually every facet of racial confusion in modern American society.

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    How I Shot That: Using a Wide Angle Lens on the Sundance Satire 'Dear White People'

    Cinematographer Topher Osborn told Indiewire about shooting the Sundance satire "Dear White People," Justin Simien's satire about four black students at an Ivy League school where a riot breaks out following an "African American" party held by white students.

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    Sundance Review: 'Dear White People' (A Cinematic Answer To The Year Of The "Race-Themed" Film)

    Sundance Review: 'Dear White People' (A Cinematic Answer To The Year Of The "Race-Themed" Film)

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    First-Look Images From Justin Simien's 'Dear White People'

    First-Look Images From Justin Simien's 'Dear White People'

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    'Dear White People:' From Indiewire Project of the Year to Sundance Film Festival

    Justin Simien's "Dear White People" was Indiewire's first-ever Project of the Year in March and now it has been selected to compete in the US Dramatic Competition at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.

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    An Update from the Set of 'Dear White People' (Video)

    A quick update for those of you following Dear White People, the upcoming first film from writer-director Justin Simien about the trials of a group of black students at a mostly white Ivy League university. After successfully raising production funds through both crowdfunding and independent sources...

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    Exclusive: Stephanie Allain Joins 'Dear White People' as Executive Producer

    If the success of the project's fundraising campaign wasn't enough, this piece of news definitely indicates that Dear White People should be coming to the big screen soon.

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