A number of comedians from Hysterical participated in a virtual press conference ahead of the documentary’s premiere on FX and Hulu. Hysterical director Andrea Nevins participated in the panel alongside comedians Jessica Kirson, Kelly Bachman, Marina Franklin, Judy Gold, Carmen Lynch, Bonnie McFarlane, and Sherri Shepherd. In addition to the aforementioned comedians, Hysterical includes Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Rachel Feinstein, Nikki Glaser, Kathy Griffin, Lisa Lampanelli, Wendy Liebman, and Iliza Shlesinger. Hysterical just made its world…"Hysterical: Comedian Panel Discuss Guilt in Comedy"
Hysterical takes us behind the stage and on the road with a number of female comedians who are veterans, rising stars, or beginners. It’s no joke that breaking into stand-up comedy isn’t easy. G-d knows I’ve tried but I’m more suited for improv and sketch comedy. Here’s a little known fact about me: I hosted a late night comedy talk show for six weeks during sophomore year of college. This was also before coming out…"SXSW 2021: Hysterical"
Brian Banks tells the incredible true story of a football player who fought for his innocence while reminding us that the system is broken. After the opening scene, the film flashes back to two years prior when Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) starts down the road to freedom. It isn’t an easy road but it would be hard fought thanks to Justin Brooks (Greg Kinnear) and the California Innocence Project. Banks’ life was wrongly charged with…"Brian Banks Reminds Us That The System Is Broken"