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Jordan Peele Lectures UCLA Film Class on ‘Get Out’: ‘The Sunken Place Is the Silencing’ of Marginalized People — Watch

Jordan Peele Lectures UCLA Film Class on ‘Get Out’: ‘The Sunken Place Is the Silencing’ of Marginalized People — Watch

Jordan Peele has now made two visits to Professor Tananarive Due’s UCLA class, “The Sunken Place: Racism, Survival and the Black Horror Aesthetic,” and a new 40-minute video posted by Due captured the visit.

The students are surprised when Peele walks in, trading his baseball hat for plastic frame glasses. When one student arrives late to class, he gets his very own “hey” from the Oscar nominated “Get Out” director. From off camera, Due mentions the Oscar nomination, and Peele launches into his memory of watching Whoopi Goldberg win an Oscar for “Ghost” in 1991.

“I remember being 12 years old and rooting for Whoopi,” he said. “There was this feeling that she was the outsider in the group, the long shot. I remember she got up onstage and she said something like, ‘To everybody out there who looks like me and feels like me and thinks they’ll never be able to make it,

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