Clean Mic: Laughing Until It Hurts

70 min - USA Will Gorham

"Clean Mic" is an entertaining, thought-provoking journey into the realities facing ethnic comedians performing in American comedy clubs. This funny, behind-the-scenes portrait reveals the complexities of performing for a 24 hour, entertainment hungry society which often encourages stereotypes in standup comedy. The film follows amateur and professional minority comedians as they attempt to perform Clean Comedy in an unclean world.