Fade to Black

Fade to Black (1.12): Justin Simien Talks Inspiration for ‘Dear White People’

Justin Simien, the director of the viral video hit Dear White People, explained the personal experiences he drew from for the project. He also gave credit to films such as School Daze and Do The Right Thing as further inspiration for the video. Further, Simien stressed the importance of starting a dialogue with movies about race, rather than “preaching.”

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