FROM Justin Simien
'Dear White People' Four years ago, a young filmmaker named Justin Simien started tweeting as @DearWhitePeople , with missives like: “Dear White People: The single ladies dance is dead. Please turn off your webcams and go about your lives.” Now, the concept has evolved into a movie, which opened in theaters this fall. We talk to Justin about the evolution of his project.
Dear White People Four years ago, a young filmmaker named Justin Simien started tweeting as @DearWhitePeople, with missives like: “Dear White People: The single ladies dance is dead. Please turn off your webcams and go about your lives.” Now, the concept has evolved into a movie, which opens in theaters Oct. 17th. We talk to the filmmaker.
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