The Last Laugh
Are we allowed to make jokes about the Holocaust?
The outrageously funny and thought-provoking film THE LAST LAUGH puts this question about comedy's ultimate taboo to legends including Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sarah Silverman, Gilbert Gottfried, Harry Shearer, Alan Zweibel, Jeffrey Ross, Judy Gold, Susie Essman, Larry Charles, and many other critical thinkers as well as Holocaust survivors themselves.
Star-studded, provocative and thoroughly entertaining, THE LAST LAUGH dares to ask uncomfortable questions about just how free speech can really be, with unexpected and hilarious results that will leave you both laughing and appreciating the importance of humor even in the face of events that make you want to cry.
"An eye opener in every sense." - Randy Myers, San Jose Mercury News
"A celebration of Jewish humor, not just its importance as a survival technique, but also just how much it has shaped our culture." - Sheila O'Malley, RogerEbert.com
Directed by Ferne Pearlstein
United States, 2016
Documentary, Comedy, Jewish History, World War II