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Thursday, July 5 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
A Discussion of Film, Art, and Organizing with Boots Riley and James Schamus

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Pioneering musician Boots Riley of the Coup will discuss the intersection of art and politics, and his new film Sorry to Bother You, which Rotten Tomatoes calls "fearlessly ambitious, scathingly funny, and thoroughly original," in conversation with award-winning writer and producer James Schamus.

Socialism 2018 is proud to present a special screening of Sorry to Bother You at an offsite location at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 5. Details TBA.

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Boots Riley

Boots Riley is is a musician, producer, screenwriter, and film director. He is the lead vocalist ofthe Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club. He wrote and directed the feature film Sorry to Bother You, which is slated to be released in July.
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James Schamus

James Schamus is an award-winning screenwriter (The Ice Storm), producer (Brokeback Mountain), and former CEO of Focus Features (Dallas Buyers Club, Lost in Translation, Milk, The Pianist). His feature directorial debut, an adaptation of Philip Roth's Indignation, starring Logan... Read More →

Thursday July 5, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Grant Park A/B