DEAR WHITE PEOPLE Director and Sundance Winner Justin Simien

"Justin Simien’s first feature film DEAR WHITE PEOPLE... is as smart and fearless a debut as I have seen from an American filmmaker in quite some time: knowing but not snarky, self-aware but not solipsistic, open to influence and confident in its own originality." So says A.O. Scott of the New York Times. Critics nationwide agree, as did the Sundance Film Festival, which handed director Justin Simien the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent. SCREEN's Mike McNamara met up with Justin for a quick chat about DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, now available on DVD and VOD... enjoy this week's Filmmaker Focus!

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