Jordan Peele is set to make his directorial debut with his horror film “Get Out” starring Daniel Kaluuya. In this film, which he also wrote and produced, Jordan Peele takes a bold move to address race with a horror twist. In his fearless manner, Peele sets up a story with an African-American man who’s meeting his white girlfriend’s parents for the first time, but she has not told them he’s black. The film proceeds to take a horror twist, as the main character encounters other African-American people who work at his girlfriend’s parents estate and seem a little off.
Audiences will appreciate Peele’s manner of addressing race in a comedic aspect that is fearless and leaves you thinking. Peele describes his approach to the appropriation of black culture by some white people in the party scene of the film, “Chris arrives at this party, which is populated with Rose’s grandfather’s friends — all of whom are white. Everybody wants to connect with him. Everybody wants to say, “Hey, you know, I know Tiger Woods,” or feel his muscles. It’s all a form of the very true cliché of, “Can I touch your hair?”.
Tonight, Cashmere Agency is very excited to bring a unique viewing experience with none other than music legend Snoop Dogg. Snoop will be screening the film with a special audience and host a live Q&A session streaming on Facebook. Be sure to follow the conversation on social media using #GETOUT and watch the film for yourself in theaters February 24th.