Black History through a futuristic lens

'It's just as important to know where we're going'

Sci-fi, satire and surrealism aren’t words we usually associate with Black History Month every February. But on a Sunday afternoon at the Yellowknife Public Library, as a projector plays Sorry to Bother You, a 2018 film about telemarketing, the failings of capitalism and half-man-half-horse hybrids created by a nefarious multinational corporation bent on productivity, it’s...
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