Black Comedy = The Spinal Cord of African-American Perseverance

Why We Laugh is a documentary based on the book Black Comedians on Black Comedy by Darryl Littleton that features interviews with and archived footage of household names like Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, and D.L. Hughley; it premieres at Sundance on January 17th at 5:30 p.m. For more info about the flick, check out this interview with producer/co-director/writer Quincy Newell over on Indiewire.