Inspired by comedian Darryl Littletons book, producer and writer Quincy Newell and director Robert Townsend have crafted a no-holds-barred documentary that is both an insiders take and a critical examination of the cultural influence of black comedy. Why We Laugh is a hilarious and spectacularly archived film enriched by including interviews with prominent scholars, politicians, cultural critics, and a host of notable comics, including Dick Gregory, Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Katt Williams, D.L. Hughley, Steve Harvey and Sommore.

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