Boots Riley is Not Really Sorry to Bother You

Boots Riley is a filmmaker who made a slight detour into music, where he found great success as lead singer for The Coup and Galactic, and in teaching a high school class called “Culture and Resistance: Persuasive Lyric Writing." His provocative, wildly funny, and remarkably assured first film is Sorry to Bother You, starring LaKeith Stanfield as Cash Green, a telemarketer who achieves great sales numbers by…