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Program 3: Union Organizing Meets The Twilight Zone in 'Sorry to Bother You'

  • Cinema Village 22 East 12th Street New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

Sorry to Bother You - In an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, Calif., telemarketer Cassius Green finds himself in a macabre universe after he discovers a magical key that leads to material glory. As Green's career begins to take off, his friends and co-workers organize a protest against corporate oppression. Cassius soon falls under the spell of Steve Lift, a cocaine-snorting CEO who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams. (2018, 1 hr 51 min)

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Tick Tock - Post merger Justine Jason is tasked with the systematic resizing of the newly formed company, but when she fires company veteran Mitchell Lamb he does the unthinkable and the outcome pushes her over a psychological tipping point. (2018, 15 min)