The deliciously witty film Dear White People is going to school all of society this fall!
Get your pen and paper (or tablet) ready! According to Deadline.com, class will be in session on October 17 when Dear White People hits theaters. Could the timing be more appropriate?!
Anyone tracking the Justin Simien-directed satire knows that it’s not going to be anything like the more dramatic black films that mainstream audiences have come to love. A new trailer for Dear White People plays on those expectations by mentioning The Blind Side, The Butler and The Help.
Any hope that Dear White People will follow in those footsteps is totally demolished when the cast questions why black people in film are only allowed to fill certain roles and stereotypes.
Of course the new teaser also brings up another interesting hypothesis: did you know that The Gremlins could be about suburban white fear of black culture? When you see how one student breaks it down in the trailer below, you won’t know how you didn’t see it before!
‘Dear White People’ Goes From YouTube To Sundance! [EXCLUSIVE]
Rich White People Have A ‘Deep Affinity’ For Africa & We’re Like Please Shutup
SISTA CINEMA: ‘Dear White People’ Wins ‘Breakthrough Talent Award’ At Sundance Film Festival
Also On HelloBeautiful:
These Are What Beautiful Black Bodies Look Like...
1. Beautiful Black Bodies
Black women come in all shapes, builds and skin tones. We take pride in our curves, six packs and svelte silhouettes. Let's just say, we keep it fierce at all times! In celebrations of our gorgeous, scroll through this gallery of stunning Black celebs showing off their fabulous figures.