How is the film’s setting, its presentation of the main characters, and the way it shows the action important to understanding whose point of view it supports and what it means?

Topic: Film analysis: Sorry to Bother you

Watch: Sorry to Bother You (Riley, 2018)

Readings:
Read: Filmosophy Introduction by Daniel Frampton (handout)

Optional Prompt:
Write: 1-page response to Sorry to Bother You. What is this film thinking? Deploy ideas from Filmosophy to defend your position. Use examples of the film’s form to support your argument.

How is the film’s setting, its presentation of the main characters, and the way it shows the action important to understanding whose point of view it supports and what it means?

Concentrate on how the film works, how does it generate desired effects?

How is the film’s setting, its presentation of the main characters, and the way it shows the action important to understanding whose point of view it supports and what it means?