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2010s in Film: Why I Love #20 “Dear White People”

Counting down my top 25 favorite films of the last decade and just why I love them. Black Lives Matter.

#20 Dear White People (2014)

Writer / Director: Justin Simien | DP: Topher Osborn | Music By: Kathryn Bostic. Starring: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner.

Well 👏🏾 Written 👏🏾

In Dear White People, we follow Sam, via the platform of her titular college radio show, and three of her colleagues as they unmask dark truths of their Ivy League experience.

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When this came out, it hit me like an anvil. Finally, someone from our generation is tired and said it

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This film gives each featured black experience a full voice, understanding, and a much needed and nourishing why.

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Simien explores how Coco experiences colorism,

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which drives her to blend in to crowds where she both stands out and fits in.

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What’s harder, being black enough for the black kids or black enough for the white ones? Being neither.

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Yeah, it’s confusing as fuck. 

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And then, just…everything happening with Troy 😰

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By the time it’s over, what remains is weight of their exhaustion and an ultimatum to move.

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So yeah, to be continued…

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.digs Comedy Film

Episode: Self-Guided S1E1 – “Clueless”

The first video in our periodic Self-Guided series is up now on Youtube. Check it out!

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Comedy

Comedy: Fred Armisen 5/21 @ White Eagle Hall

Catch Fred Armisen’s “Comedy for Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome” live at White Eagle Hall on May 21st: https://bit.ly/2VU5mBG

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Comedy

Comedy: Phoebe Robinson 1/6 @ The Bell House

Go: https://bit.ly/2KSV26G

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Comedy Talk

Talk: Abbi Jacobson 10/14 @ Huddle (Philly)

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.digs Comedy Music

August 2019 – Full Show List (Philly, DE, NYC)

Here’s a round up and playlist of all of the shows we’re excited about this month! 

– Eric B. & Ramin 8/1 @ Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk (Brooklyn) http://tiny.cc/y5zhaz

– 70s Soul Jam 8/2 @ The Mann Center (Philly) https://bit.ly/2LGojnW

– Nore Davis 8/3 @ Good Good Comedy Theater (Philly) http://tiny.cc/uggx8y

– Alice In Chains, Korn, Underoath! 8/3 @ BBT Pavilion (Philly) https://bit.ly/2T2k1dx

– Theivery Corporation 8/9 @ Bottle & Cork (DE) http://tiny.cc/mex58y

– Spoon 8/21 @ BBT Pavilion (Philly) https://livemu.sc/2V6RiRx

– Tame Impala 8/23 @ The Mann Center (Philly) https://bit.ly/2VnvoJt

Ari Lennox, St. Beauty, Tiffany Gouche 8/24 @ TLA (Philly) https://livemu.sc/2JmmJWf

Surfer Blood 8/31 @ Dogfish Head Brewing and Eats (DE) http://tiny.cc/n2w58y

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Comedy

Comedy: Nore Davis 8/3 @ Good Good Comedy

Go: http://tiny.cc/uggx8y

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Comedy Music

Show: The Lonely Island 6/19 @ The Met

https://bit.ly/2SfsDbF

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Comedy

Comedy: Ilana Glazer, Aparna Nancherla, & more 3/27 @ The Bell House, Brooklyn

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https://bit.ly/2Elka2P

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Comedy

Comedy: Phoebe Robinson 5/6 @ Union Hall

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https://bit.ly/2XdxJJ7