Free Members-Only Screening: Sorry to Bother You


Free Members-Only Screening: Sorry to Bother You

Advance tickets are no longer available for this event.

  • A limited number of tickets will be available at the standby line 15 minutes before the published start time of the event.

Includes a conversation with writer/director Boots Riley

In an alternate version of present-day Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe.

2018, 111 minutes, Color, DCP | Written by Boots Riley; directed by Boots Riley; with Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer, Terry Crews, Steven Yeun, Omari Hardwick, Jermaine Fowler and Danny Glover

Project Involve 25th Anniversary

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Project Involve, Film Independent’s signature diversity program. During the month of June, Project Involve shorts will proceed select Film Independent at LACMA screenings.


A group of non-white guys are afraid to call the cops when they need them.

2018, 12 min, color, DCP I Written by Kristen Davila; directed by Carey Williams; produced by Joenique Rose

Ticketing Information

Film Independent and LACMA Film Club members can reserve screening tickets starting at 12 pm on Thursday, May 17. | Screening tickets are free; limit two tickets per membership. | Proof of member status is required to reserve tickets during advance reservation period.

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-reserved tickets for this event can be picked up at LACMA’s Ticket Office, located in the Hammer Building, on the day of the event—as early as 11 am. Tickets are for general, unreserved Bing Theater seating. Ticketed guests must be in their Bing Theater seat 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seat(s) may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry is first come, first served, so please arrive early. Program and guest participation subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who purchased or reserved them.