Sorry to Bother You

March 22, 2019 (Friday) / 4:00 pm6:30 pm

Sorry to Bother You

Film Screening

dir. Boots Riley, 2018, 1h 52m.

In an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, CA, telemarketer Cassius Green finds himself in a macabre universe after he discovers a magical key that leads to material glory. As Green's career begins to take off, his friends and co-workers organize a protest against corporate oppression. Cassius soon falls under the spell of Steve Lift, a cocaine-snorting CEO who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams.

Film to be followed by an informal post-screening discussion with Temple Professor Kartik Nair and Penn English Ph.D. Candidate JS Wu.