A social satire that follows the stories of four black students at an Ivy League college where controversy breaks out over a popular but offensive black-face party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in acutely-not-post-racial America while weaving a universal story of forging one's unique path in the world.Written by
Sofia derisively tells Coco that she knows to ask whether or not Coco's hair is "weaved" because she had to watch Chris Rock's 2009 documentary Good Hair (2009) for a class. When Dear White People was released on DVD, the first trailer that appeared in front of the movie was for Good Hair. See more »
The flame on the candle in Sam's room on Halloween night is static, revealing that it is fake. See more »
Do you think there's enough of us?
Latinos United is meeting across the hall. Asian American League too.
[everyone looks at her wondering why she joined BSU instead of Asian American League]
... you guys got better snacks.
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The end credits include photographs of the real-life blackface (and brownface) college parties that inspired the film's climax. See more »
It was in fact one of the worst movies I've ever seen. When enemies of the United States see something like this, it confirms their opinions of us -- stupid, prejudiced, drug-using, taking a college education for granted, and completely oblivious to what the world is suffering through right now. I see some of my Vietnamese friends holding down two jobs and going to school in the evening to get engineering degrees, then supporting huge families. This movie, being a spoof or whatever, was just plain terrible. If the director does have talent, he should use it in a positive way, rather than showing drugs, sex, fanatical partying and violence. Please don't waste your money.
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