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    Watch: Trailer For Sundance Satire 'Dear White People' Brings Black Back

    How do you make a comedy about contemporary race relations in America, without being reductive or offensive? Hell, don't ask us, but writer/director Justin Simien seems to have figured it out and then some. His "Dear White People" was a buzz title at this year's Sundance Film Festival, winning the S...

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    Watch: Minimum Number of Black Friends Raised to Two in 'Dear White People' Trailer

    The satirical quality of the film is accentuated by the rather decadent classical soundtrack, including Beethoven's 5th Symphony.

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    Watch: Trailer For Sundance Award Winning Comedy 'Dear White People'

    With a title like "Dear White People," you already know that writer/director Justin Simien is getting the knives out. But thankfully, his comedy is carefully cut, with his film taking home the Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent this past January, and the film is now ...

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    It's Time to Vote for Project of the Year!: Send One Film to the Tribeca Industry Meetings

    You have been voting all year – now help your favorite project get an opportunity at a spot in the Tribeca Film Institute’s Filmmaker and Industry Meetings at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Last year's Project of the Year winner, "Dear White People," premiered to rave reviews at the Sundance Film F...

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    The 2014 Sundance Film Festival Awards: 'Whiplash' Starring Miles Teller Wins Top Prizes

    The 2014 Sundance Film Festival awards are in. We'd provide greater context, but we're really tired, plus we hope you've been reading our reviews and learning a little bit along the way. If not, stay tuned for Monday when we do a much larger Sundance recap from everything we saw, plus an upcoming Su...

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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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