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Sorry to Bother You

  • The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center 20 Terry Street Patchogue, NY, 11772 United States (map)



Thurs, Aug 23 - 7:30 P*
Thurs, Sep 13 - 7:30 P

*Post-screening film discussion with Prof. Peter Mascuch

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) 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 Detroit (Tessa Thompson), a performance artist and minimum-wage striver who's secretly part of a Banksy-style activist collective. As his friends and co-workers organize in protest of corporate oppression, Cassius falls under the spell of his company's cocaine-snorting CEO Steve Lift (Armie Hammer), who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams.

"SORRY TO BOTHER YOU is an uncompromising and timely film of unapologetic brilliance." – Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Directed by Boots Riley
Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer
Running Time 1hr 45 mins
Rating R

General Admission: $9 * Students: $7 * Members: $6 * Children (12 & Under): $5

Earlier Event: August 21
Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow
Later Event: August 25
Pope Francis: A Man of His Word