Watch Phunny Business: A Black Comedy

"What do you get when you mix comedy, race, and politics?"

This comedy documentary, directed by John Davies, chronicles the life and times of a wide variety of the now well known comedians to emerge from the Chicago comedy club, All Jokes Aside. All Jokes Aside was a black owned night club known for it's cosmopolitan approach to casting talent and was known as one of the first successful night clubs to begin displaying prominently black talent who weren't relegated to special nights.

The film explores the personal stories of such well known actors and comedians who got their start at the club in the early 90s, such as Steve Harvey, D. L. Hughley and Jamie Foxx, who was the club's first opening act.

Not Rated
| 2011 | 1 hr 21 min | 6.9/10
Cast
Lori Alexander, Doug Banks, Bill Bellamy, J. Anthony Brown
Studio
Indican Pictures
Director
John Davies
Language
English
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Phunny Business: A Black Comedy

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