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Sorry to Bother You

Directed by: Boots Riley

2018 | USA | 111 minutes


Friday, February 15, 2019, 7pm


Saturday, February 16, 2019, 3pm


Saturday, February 16, 2019, 7pm

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of “powercalling” that leads to material glory. But the upswing in Cassius’ career raises serious red flags with his girlfriend. As his friends and co-workers organize in protest of corporate oppression, Cassius falls under the spell of his company’s cocaine-snorting CEO, who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams.

"The film's uncanny images build in wit and discomfort until they reach nightmarish proportions-an artful metaphor for unrestrained capitalism's natural endpoint." - Inkoo Kang, Slate

"If Mike Judge's Office Space and Robert Downey Sr.'s Putney Swope hooked up after a night of bingeing on hallucinogens, Marxist theory and the novels of Paul Beatty and Colson Whitehead, the offspring might look something like this." - A.O. Scott, New York Times

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