Dear white people
(DVD) 

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Published
Santa Monica, CA : [Canada] : Lionsgate ; Entertainment One [distributor], ©2015.
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
774212111488, 031398209546

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
General Note
Title from container.
Creation/Production Credits
Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions and Code Red presents in association with Homegrown Pictures ; a Duly Note, Inc. production ; directed and written by Justin Simien ; produced by Ann Le [and others].
Participants/Performers
Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon P. Bell, Kyle Gallner, Dennis Haysbert.
Description
A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st-century America, writer/director Justin Simien's playfully perceptive feature debut tells the story of a biracial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be required to have two black friends in order to avoid appearing racist (and that drug dealers don't count), she immediately catches the attention of the all-black residential hall that is being forced out of existence due to diversification. Subsequently elected president of the hall, Samantha becomes the subject of a reality show that deals with racial issues. Meanwhile, the Winchester University's all-white student newspaper staff mistakenly assumes that young black outcast Lionel Higgins (Tyler James Williams) is an expert on black culture, and recruits him to report on the brewing controversy.
System Details
DVD, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
For private home use only.
Language
English and Spanish dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Language
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards
Winner, Special Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bell, B. P., Gallner, K., Parris, T., Simien, J., Thompson, T., & Williams, T. J. (2015). Dear white people . Lionsgate ; Entertainment One [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brandon P., Bell et al.. 2015. Dear White People. Lionsgate ; Entertainment One [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brandon P., Bell et al.. Dear White People Lionsgate ; Entertainment One [distributor], 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bell, Brandon P.,, et al. Dear White People Lionsgate ; Entertainment One [distributor], 2015.

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