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Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy

2009 ‧ Documentary/Stand-up comedy ‧ 1h 35m
7.1/10 ˇ IMDb 4.4/5 ˇ Vudu 3.9/5 ˇ DVD Netflix
Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy, Mo'Nique and others are featured in a look at the evolution of black comedy.
Initial release: January 2009
Director: Robert Townsend
Screenplay: Quincy Newell and John Long
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The film is based on the book Black Comedians on Black Comedy: "How African-Americans Taught Us to Laugh", by Darryl J. Littleton. Quincy Newell, Executive Vice ...
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy is a 2009 documentary film based on the book Black Comedians on Black Comedy: How African-Americans Taught Us ...
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Why We Laugh features performances, insights and interviews from some of the most celebrated and outspoken comedians of our time. Why We Laugh is a must see ...
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Experience the laughter that has influenced generations! Why We Laugh features performances, insights and interviews from some of the most celebrated and ...
Why We Laugh features performances, insights, and interviews from the celebrated and outspoken comedians of our time, including Dave Chapelle, Whoopi Goldberg, ...
With a dark history of minstrels and coon comedy, it was common for black comedians to get pigeonholed into these stereotypes. The contributions of comedians ...
Apr 21, 2010 ˇ Exploring Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy ... In 1987, Robert Townsend wrote, directed, produced, and starred in Hollywood Shuffle - ...
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Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on. Black Comedy ... Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg and other notables illuminate the evolution and cultural significance ...
Jan 24, 2009 ˇ More congratulatory than insightful, “Why We Laugh” offers an entertaining overview of African-American comedic talent over recent decades.
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