"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.