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Boots Riley on ‘Sorry to Bother You,’ political organizing and making a difference

Boots Riley might have previously been best known as a self-described “communist rapper,” but his new film, “Sorry to Bother You,” has been making a splash in the cinematic community after premiering last January at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson and Steven Yeun, “Sorry to Bother You,” marks Riley’s writing…

‘Canoa: A Shameful Memory’ is shamelessly enticing

Welcome to “Throwback Thursdays,” a new film feature at The Stanford Daily. Every Thursday (hopefully), the Arts & Life section will publish reviews highlighting older or more obscure works — sometimes both — that are currently not playing in traditional theaters. This week, critic Amir Abou-Jaoude recommends Felipe Cazals’ “Canoa: A Shameful Memory” (1976) for its…