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Comedy Documentary 20091h 35mOn: Rent or Buy Only Country: America

Directors Robert Townsend and Quincy Newell offer this comprehensive and hilarious examination of the history, evolution and cultural significance of African American comedy in America, from the earliest minstrel shows to the latest HBO special. Featuring interviews with cultural critics and loads of comedic clips, this program features appearances by a who's-who of black comedians including Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, Whoopi Goldberg and many more.Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy featuring Franklyn Ajaye and Angela Bassett is available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's a comedy and documentary movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (263 votes).

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Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (263 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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