ByTino Jochimsen, writer at
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Tino Jochimsen

"In the tradition of The Help," trailer guy intones, tongue firmly in cheek, during this preview for Dear White People.

Nope, this doesn't look like your average white-guilt Oscar bait à la The Blind Side or The Butler. Instead the satire, which won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, sets out to take a good hard look at the 'post-racial' America of the Obama years.

It's supposed to be great and the trailer does nothing to lower those expectations.

Have a sneaky peak yourself:


The Help made you...

[Dear White People](movie:1193413) hits theaters October 17th, 2014.


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