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    'Dear White People': Netflix Adapting Justin Simien's Racial Satire Into TV Series

    The film was Indiewire's Project of the Year for 2013.

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    Watch: Who's to Blame for Hollywood's Diversity Problem? 3 Insiders Weigh In

    Writer-director Justin Simien ("Dear White People") joins showrunner Alan Yang ("Master of None") and producer Stephanie Allain ("Hustle & Flow") for an interview roundtable all about Hollywood's diversity problem.

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    How They Funded It: 'Dear White People' Shares The Secrets to Crowdfunding Success

    "Dear White People" (Indiewire's first-ever Project of the Year) managed to raise over $40,000 on Indiegogo before going on to premiere at last year's Sundance Film Festival. Indiewire recently spoke with writer-director Justin Simien about how he successfully crowdfunded the racial satire.

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    Watch: 'Dear White People' Cast Reunites for Music Video Dance Party

    Director Justin Simien also brings his talents to the music video for soundtrack single "Get Your Life."

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    Watch: 'Dear White People' PSA Introduces Racism Insurance

    A humorous State Farm parody continues the film's marketing blitz ahead of its expansion this weekend.

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    How 'Dear White People' Grabbed Young Moviegoers

    This weekend Justin Simien's college comedy "Dear White People" scored with audiences as well as critics, as Roadside Attractions followed a hunch that it would pop with coveted younger moviegoers who are tricky to attract these days.

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    'Dear White People' Official Poster Brings the Razor Sharp Satire

    The witty new poster was designed by a 29-year-old fan of the movie.

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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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