A much loved Parisian-style bistro located in Los Angeles between a thriving McDonalds and KFC, Belle Vie is owned and operated by the charming and hopeful Frenchman Vincent Samarco. As business booms, a fulfilled Vincent provides community to the neighborhood… until the Covid-19 pandemic hits. As waves of uncertainty roll in, a creative and economical Vincent struggles to adapt, survive and keep the bistro alive in the midst of a pandemic that has ravaged small businesses everywhere.
The Drive In Comedy Show was a success, but it didn’t come without any problems. Someone was offended by a joke targeting the trans community. Comedian Thai Rivera, a gay man, along with the LGBTQ Center have a meeting to discuss the matter for both sides to be heard.
BBC2 documentary of Eddie Izzard’s first foray into world touring. Beginning in her “hometown” of Eastbourne and and culminating in his month long show in the East village of New York, Izzard travels to Paris (her first, unsuccessful French language show,) Copenhagen, Reykjavik, and Stockholm.
Something From Nothing is a part documentary part comedy special starring comedian, Jay Nog. The film shares the story of Nog and his family during the pandemic. Nog has nowhere to perform so he creates a show in the parking lot of a diner in Queens, NY. Bel Aire diner becomes the only comedy show in the city where people can watch from their car or socially distanced outside. Nog decides to shoot a special there and documents every show interviewing comedians, fans, and diner employees. Something From Nothing takes you on a stand-up comedy tour during the pandemic from a comedians perspective.
Believe chronicles comedian Eddie Izzard’s rise to fame from her early influences – losing her mother to cancer at a young age before being sent with her brother to boarding school to his close present day relationship with her supportive father.
Mentally Al is an intimate portrait of cult comedy legend Al Lubel, a former Star Search champion whose appeared many times on the likes of Carson, Leno and Letterman, He is now in his 60s, perpetually broke, couch surfing in friends’ apartments, and struggling for stage time. A true enigma of the standup comedy world, Al is considered by many to be the greatest and most influential comic you’ve never heard of.
A lip-syncing scandal pits an American singer against an Italian male model over the legacy of 1980s ‘Italo Disco’ star Den Harrow.
Never Be Done chronicles the seven year journey of Richard Glen Lett, a once-respected Canadian comedian whose addiction to drugs and alcohol lead to him becoming homeless, estranged from his daughter, and shunned by his community. With no one to turn to, Richard disappeared. He ran away from his problems; he ran away from his responsibilities; he ran away from his life. Not merely a tale of one man’s downfall, Never Be Done is the story of Richard Lett’s struggle to forge a new life in the same environment that brought him down so completely. Filmed with candid intimacy and filled with archival footage and poignant testimonials, Never Be Done is a raw and unflinching documentary about the life and times of Richard Lett, who lost it all and lived to tell the tale.
In this documentary/stand-up special, Jeff takes his friends in the suitcase all around the world, performing in places such as Iceland, Norway, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, London, and Israel.
This is an inside look at Emmy and Peabody Award winning comedian, Craig Ferguson, as he tackles the ups and downs of time on the road, discusses his life and career, and performs his act from the HOBO FABULOUS TOUR.
Buscando La Comedia is a collection of one-on-one conversations with Spanish comedy royalty and a glimpse into what life is like as a comedian under a monarchy that still jails comedians for their jokes and their views. Buscando La Comedia perfectly captures the personal lives of successful Spanish comedians, their comedic process and the essence of Spanish comedy. The film showcases the hours amongst hours of hard work and dedication these comedians pour into their craft, all for an hour worth of laughs.
Poop Talk is an open and honest look at a taboo topic in today’s society. The docu-comedy gives an inside look at all things poop — from uncensored, embarrassing moments to scientific explanations recounted by 50 experts and comedians including Kumail Nanjiani, Nicole Byer, Adam Carolla, Rob Corddry, Nikki Glaser, Pete Holmes, Eric Stonestreet, Randy and Jason Sklar, Nick Swardson, Dr. Drew Pinsky and many others.
Discontinued is a funny and informative look at the world’s most famous — and sometimes infamous — discontinued foods, toys, customs and businesses. Set in a mystical warehouse, YouTube star and self-proclaimed “black nerd” Andre Meadows takes viewers down memory lane recounting the rise and fall of these fallen pop culture titans, with the help of surprise special guests, “insider” experts and a bevy of hilarious comics.
A documentary following Iliza Shlesinger behind-the-scenes as she prepares for her fourth special: Elder Millennial.
You’ll know their faces, but do you know their names? They’ve played cops, lawyers, bosses, best friends, politicians and everything in between. In the sequel to “That Guy…Who Was In That Thing,” follow 8 actresses as they detail their experiences in Hollywood with plastic surgery, race, sexism, nudity, recognition, double standards, age and family.
When fashion industry giant French Connection launched their new logo FCUK, comedian Dave Griffiths thought it’d be funnier if instead it said CNUT. Dave started producing and selling his own CNUT t-shirts but they didn’t find it as funny. Follow the extraordinary and hilarious saga of comedian Dave Griffiths’ fight against fashion industry giant French Connection, for the right to wear his CNUT t-shirt.
The Laughter Life follows a week in the life of the young comedians who write and star in Studio C, a popular sketch comedy television show, viewed by tens of thousands of people weekly, with millions more watching on YouTube. But theirs is not your typical comedy success story, as the cast and crew behind the program are practicing Mormons living in the deeply observant community of Provo, Utah. The Laughter Life introduces the viewer to a world few have visited and demonstrates how comedy has the potential to break down barriers between people.
People are fascinated more than ever about what drives comedians to do what they do and, more importantly, how they pull it off. Director and comedian, Jordan Brady, explore these questions and more in this documentary film.
I Need You to Kill follows three American comics – Chad Daniels, Pete Lee, and Tom Segura on a six show tour through three of the world’s newest stand-up comedy scenes: Hong Kong, Singapore, and Macau. The film explores the anxieties and surprises of taking your act halfway around the world as well as giving a ground-floor glimpse into Asia’s newest growth industry – stand-up comedy.
Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini (The Comedy Film Nerds Podcast) wanted to find out why podcasters had such a deep personal connection with their audience. They went all over the country, and then even to Australia and Japan to interview fans and podcasters. From dealing with mental illness to battling cancer, the stories they heard were as surprising as they were inspirational.