Boots Riley of The Coup was one of seven film makers to receive a grant from the San Francisco Film Society. The organization issues awards twice a year to â€œsocially-minded narrative feature films that will elevate the Bay Areaâ€™s filmmaking culture.â€ Riley received a grant of $25,000 for the production of Sorry to Bother You. The Coup previously released the album Sorry to Bother You in 2012.
by John Gentile
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