The Sundance Film Festival announced its competition lineups for its 30th edition in January, and among the selections in competition is writer/director Justin Simien’s “Dear White People.”

The film stars Tyler WilliamsTessa ThompsonTeyonah Parris and Brandon Bell as four black students at an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African-American” themed party thrown by white students.

With a tongue-and-cheek tone, the film “explores racial identity in post-racial America while weaving a story about forging one’s unique path in the world,” according to festival organizers.

Watch the trailer below. (The Sundance Film Festival will run from Jan. 16-26 in Park City, Utah.)

via EURWeb

‘Dear White People’ Film to Compete at Sundance  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

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