Boots Riley Talks 'Sorry to Bother You'

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From community organizing to activism to political hip-hop, Boots Riley has made a career out of bucking the system. Now, the Oakland native is tackling movies as writer and director of the new film “Sorry to Bother You,” which is inspired by the world of telemarketing. It took Sundance by storm and has been described by several different publications as “bonkers.” Boots Riley joins Forum in studio to talk about the movie and why he made it.

Boots Riley
, writer and director, "Sorry to Bother You"; lead vocalist, The Coup