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Interview: Tessa Thompson Talks Emotionally Charged Scenes in 'Selma,' Becoming an Indie Poster Child w/'Dear White People,' & More

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 24, 2014 5:41 PM
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Tessa Thompson
It's a busy time for Tessa Thompson, who appears in two much-discussed films being released later this year, Ava DuVernay's sweeping Civil Rights drama, "Selma," and Justin Simien's highly anticipated racial satire "Dear White People."

Watch the First Full Trailer for Justin Simien's Highly-Anticipated 'Dear White People'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 22, 2014 12:22 PM
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The satire about being a black face in a white world, debuts this fall

In the Tradition of 'The Help,' 'The Blind Side' & 'The Butler' Comes... the 1st Trailer for 'Dear White People'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 19, 2014 12:26 PM
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A satire about being a black face in a white face debuts this fall

'B For Boy,' 'Bound,' 'Dear White People' Take Awards at Seattle International Film Festival

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • June 10, 2014 8:58 PM
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Celebrating its 40th year, the Seattle International Film Festival wrapped up this past weekend with a ceremony announcing the winners of its 2014 Golden Space Needle and Competition Awards.

Frame By Frame: Film Composer Kathryn Bostic Talks 'The New Black,' 'Dear White People,' More (Part 1)

  • By Kathryn Bostic
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  • June 10, 2014 3:10 PM
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I think the biggest thing that directors have to have in their relationship with a composer is trust; they have to know that you can translate what's in their mind to a musical language that works for their film and for this reason, communication is extremely important.

New Directors/New Films Review - 'Dear White People': A Quest for Love, Sex and Acceptance

  • By Erik Luers
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  • March 21, 2014 11:04 AM
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New Directors/New Films Review - 'Dear White People': A Quest for Love, Sex and Acceptance

Justin Simien's Award-Winning 'Dear White People' Picked Up By Lionsgate & Roadside Attractions. Watch 3 New Clips

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 19, 2014 10:02 PM
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Justin Simien's Award-Winning 'Dear White People' Picked Up By Lionsgate & Roadside Attractions

Watch 3 New Clips From Justin Simien's Much-Anticipated 'Dear White People'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 21, 2014 4:16 PM
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Watch 3 New Clips From Justin Simien's Much-Anticipated 'Dear White People'

Sundance Review: 'Dear White People' (A Cinematic Answer To The Year Of The "Race-Themed" Film)

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • January 18, 2014 11:48 PM
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Sundance Review: 'Dear White People' (A Cinematic Answer To The Year Of The "Race-Themed" Film)

First-Look Images From Justin Simien's 'Dear White People'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • December 5, 2013 7:17 PM
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First-Look Images From Justin Simien's 'Dear White People'