Sorry to Bother You (15)

Friday 10 May 2019
7:30pm - 10pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Director: Boots Riley Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson Country: USA Language: English In a parallel universe to our own, Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) works as a telemarketer, using a ‘white voice’ (played to hilarious effect by David Cross) to sell more. Due to his proficiency at the job, he is moved upstairs where he is submerged into a world of greed, decadence and bigotry. As the other workers around him start to unionise due to miserable working conditions, Cassius is split between whether to fight for himself, or for the people at the expense of his own success. A razor-sharp look at modern capitalism, the film is funny-yet-smart thought piece that is fantastically crafted by Boots Riley in his directorial debut.