Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to the satirical film Dear White People.

The film follows the stories of four black students at a university where a riot breaks out over a popular ‘African-American’ themed party thrown by a white fraternity.

Tyler James Williams of Everybody Hates Chris co-stars. Dear White People premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and won the special jury award for breakthrough talent.


Dear White People Concept Trailer from Justin Simien on Vimeo.

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  • Avril

    I looooved the trailer for this movie! I can’t wait to see it.

  • 2NatuRho

    I have been following this film since last year, crossing my fingers so that some major studio can see its potential and it looks like its finally going to get its shine!! I’m so excited! This generation needs to see something like this!

  • I really want to see this.

  • An intriguing look at Blackness in America. I’m very excited for this film. Whether it hits mainstream media or remains independent, I’ll support it to the fullest.