• Director: BOOTS RILEY
  • HARLEM Premiere
  • USA, 2023, 60min
  • Category: Amazon Prime TV Series


I Am Virgo” is a coming-of-age tale about a 13-foot-tall young black man named Cootie who grew up hidden from the world due to his humongous size.  Now he’s out and ready to see what he’s been missing.

Boots Riley  is a film director, producer, screenwriter, rapper, and communist activist. He is known as the lead vocalist, chief lyric writer and music producer in his political rap group The Coup with E-roc and vocalist /emcee of the Street Sweeper Social Club. He made his feature-film directorial debut with Sorry to Bother You (released July 2018), which he also wrote.   He and other activists and hip-hop artists created the Mau Mau Rhythm Collective. The Collective put on “Hip-Hop Edutainment Concerts”, which allied with and promoted the campaigns of community-based organizations like Women’s Economic Agenda Project (WEAP), Copwatch, International Campaign To Free Geronimo Pratt, the Black Panther Alumni Association, and various anti-police brutality projects.