Screening of Dear White People

14 Jan

Poster for 'Screening of Dear White People'. Description below.

[The image is a movie poster. The background is beige and there are four photos side by side. From left to right: a Black women-presenting individual fixing their hair and staring at the camera and text underneath that reads ‘Samantha White Rebel’, a Black man-presenting individual with glasses and an afro staring at the camera with text underneath that reads ‘Lionel Huggins Token’, a Black man-presenting individual with short hair and his eyebrows raised staring at the camera and text underneath that reads ‘Troy Fairbanks Foster Children’, a Black women-presenting individual with long hair and bangs staring at the camera and text underneath that reads Coco Conners Diva’. Underneath the photos there is text in purple and all capitals that reads ‘Dear White People]

WHAT: OPIRG Kingston and the Queen’s Coalition Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (QCRED) are hosting a pay-what-you-can (pwyc) screening of Dear White People at the Screening Room on Friday January 16 at 9:35pm! This will be the first time Dear White People is screened in Kingston.

Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the age of Obama. Writer/director Justin Simien follows a group of African American students as they navigate campus life and racial politics at a predominantly white college in a sharp and funny feature film debut that earned him a spot on Variety’s annual “10 Directors to Watch.”

Check out the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwJhmqLU0so

This event is open to everyone and feel free to invite your friends

WHEN AND WHERE: Friday January 16th 9:35pm-11:30pm at The Screening Room (120 Princess Street Kingston, Ontario)

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