Featured Speaker: Boots Riley

Mar 12, 2023

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Boots Riley is an activist, filmmaker, and musician who's debut feature film Sorry to Bother You premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. The film was released to resounding box office success and widespread critical acclaim. Fervently dedicated to social change, he was deeply involved with the Occupy Oakland movement and was one of the leaders of the activist group The Young Comrades. Riley is the recipient of the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Feature Film, and SFFILM's Kanbar Award. He is currently working on the dark absurdist comedy I'm a Virgo for Prime Video.

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Boots Riley

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