Former Student Boots Riley Wins SFFILM's Kanbar Award for Storytelling

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

INDIE WIRE -- Activist, filmmaker, and musician, former FilmHouse resident and SFFILM grantee Boots Riley studied film at San Francisco State University before rising to prominence as the front man of hip-hop groups The Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club. His debut feature film Sorry to Bother You premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, was acquired by Annapurna Pictures, and became a summer hit. His book of lyrics and anecdotes, Tell Homeland Security — We Are The Bomb, is out on Haymarket Press.