Travel Ban: Make America Laugh Again

Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Runtime:84
Rating:Not Rated
Genre:Documentary
Premiere Status:World
Language:English
Production Country:United States
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Russell Peters
Maz Jobrani
Ramy Youssef
Ahmed Ahmed
Travina Springer
Paul Elia
Kevan Moezzi
Bassem Youssef
Heidi Hamilton
Amir K
Dave Merheje
Feraz Ozel
Frank Kramer
Melissa Shoshahi
Stephanie Miller
Director:Samy Chouia
Executive Producer:Candice ann Sawusch-Pytlik
Producer:Kevin Derek
Screenwriter:Samy Chouia
Editor:Kevin Derek
Samy Chouia

Description

The bombardment of Laughter.

Born in 1776, America has seen some dark days - from the freedom struggle, to The Civil War, to fighting segregation a hundred years later. Today everything is perfect, right? Far from it. This hilarious doc starts with our ideals of a just society, but interspersed with real life footage from the recent rhetoric moving across the country, it presents a harsh reality check. Muslim comedians break new ground through their travelling standup act. They visit tough places where they aren't welcome, but they know that if they show the world they are ordinary folks, with everyday issues, they will demystify and pave the way for love. Experience this, and share it forward, because only laughter breaks walls when nothing else can. - Shwetha VR

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