Introducing: The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival!
The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival will open its inaugural year on Thursday, September 24th with the U.S. premiere of “A Serious Man” - the new film from Academy Award-winning writer/directors Joel & Ethan Coen.
Please join us as the Friars Club continues their comedy tradition with 4 days of feature films, shorts and documentaries from around the world, as well as the following panel discussions:
Let Me In, I Hear Laughter (9/25 2pm Friars Club)
Legendary Friars and comedians discuss the historic club.
Funny Fockers: Comedy Screenwriting Today (9/26 2pm Friars Club)
A rousing discussion on comedy screenwriting today featuring
Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and John Hamburg.
Improvisation & Film (9/26 4pm Friars Club)
Presented by Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
Why "You" Shouldn't Post on YouTube (9/27 12:30 pm Friars Club)
Presented by ECNY
Also videos by THE ONION NEWS NETWORK!
For full information please visit: www.friarsclub.com/
The weekend offers filmmakers and comedians the opportunity to introduce their work to leading executives, comedians, and industry professionals
"Whether it's crass, slapstick, sarcastic, a romantic comedy, a dark comedy, a spoof - you name it, if it's funny, it's eligible."
Known widely for its roasts and "100 years of antics," members of the Friars Club include the industry's top comedians and entertainers, from Frank Sinatra to Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg to Jerry Seinfeld.