Titles tagged 'comedy':
Celebrated actor and comedian Jay Baruchel has an obsession with a sport and a team — far from home, in another continent: he is a massive fan of Glasgow’s Celtic Football Club. And like millions of fans around the world, Jay defies crazy distances and time differences to get his fix of European football. How did Jay’s own obsession begin — and what is it about football that inspires such fanaticism in every far-flung corner of our globe? Celtic Soul follows Jay on an epic road trip with his new friend, well-known Irish soccer journalist Eoin O’Callaghan, to find out.
The Last Laugh
THE LAST LAUGH dares to ask comedy legends Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman, Gilbert Gottfried, and many others (including survivors): “Are we allowed to joke about the Holocaust?” THE LAST LAUGH offers fresh insights into the Holocaust and what else—9/11, AIDS, racism—is or isn’t off-limits in a society that prizes freedom of speech.
This funny and brutally honest documentary, directed by Neil Berkeley ("Beauty is Embarrassing"), provides a revealing look at Dan Harmon, the character behind TV's "Community" and "Rick and Morty" during his 20-city tour. Each new tour stop uncovers more Harmon (literally!) and provides intimate insights into his public persona and personal relationships.
A Matter of Size
A Matter of Size is an Israeli comedy (yes, comedy!) like nothing you've seen before- a hilarious and heart-warming talbe about a coming out of a different kind: four overweight guys who learn to love themselves through the Japanese sport of sumo wrestling!
At an age when everyone around them is finding love and settling down, self-proclaimed loners Beck (Renée Felice Smith) and Liam (Matt Bush) are emotionally hibernating through adulthood.After bonding over their mutual disinterest in relationships, they decide to go away together on a 'friend' trip. And that's when things get weird.
A comedy drama about the unlikely friendship of an old Jewish baker & a young Muslim. Curmudgeonly widow Nat Dayan (Jonathan Pryce) obstinately clings to his way of life and his livelihood as a Kosher bakery shop owner in London's East End.
Arik, a teenage boy growing up in Haifa in 1968, gets a job working for Yankele Bride, a matchmaker. Yankele, a mysterious Holocaust survivor, has an office in back of a movie theater that shows only love stories, run by a family of seven Romanian dwarves in the seedy area by the port. Yankele introduces Arik to a new world, built on the ruins of an old one.
The Women's Balcony
An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a rift between the men and women in a devout community in Jerusalem in this rousing, good-hearted comedy. Awash with Jerusalem's distinctive glow, "The Women's Balcony" is a warm, poignant portrait of a modern community struggling to balance protocol with practical, progressive values - at once rebellious and respectful in spirit.
3 Still Standing
3 Still Standing follows three veteran stand up comics as they struggle to survive the downfall of comedy in a changing world. Contemporaries of Robin Williams, Dana Carvey and others in the hotbed of San Fransisco during the heady 1980s, success seems to be just one great set away for Will Durst, Larry "Bubbles" Brown and Johnny Steele.
Nora’s Will is a comedy like nothing you’ve seen before. It’s a truly unique tale of lost faith and eternal love from one of Mexico’s most talented new filmmakers, writer/director Mariana Chenillo. When his ex-wife Nora dies right before Passover, José (Fernando Lujan) is forced to stay with her body until she can be properly put to rest.