Check me out! Dear White People made me one of Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch! http://bit.ly/18PW8DU
The Texas-born filmmaker may mock Tyler Perry movies, but he insists he doesn’t intend “to throw shade at fellow black filmmakers,” as much as push back against studio executives with limited imaginations: “Films with predominantly white casts can come in any form, tell any story, big or small. For black films, you have the light fluffy rom-coms or Madea movies and then you have the black torture awards movie.”
The premiere of “Making Dear White People” is here - along with a brand new Filmmaker Diary Series on Shadow & Act. Get all the juicy details, share and comment union!
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Dear White People director Justin Simien dishes the latest on the film, his influences, and preaching to the choir. Check it and reblog union!
"I want what we’ve always talked about. Wife, kids, all that." - Troy
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We dropped by KPFK Los Angeles last night for an EPIC half hour conversation about DEAR WHITE PEOPLE and the state of Black Film… Check the mp3