Short: MANOJ

Friday, September 26, 2008

Some of you might have caught this via film festivals earlier in the year, but if you haven't - or even if you have (just to refresh your memory) Hari Kondabolu, a South Asian comedian, made a short film called MANOJ (directed by Zia Mohajerjasbi) which he describes as being about "race and self-representation in standup comedy" - and if you check it out it's definitely pretty cool and not only makes you laugh but makes you think - and there's nothing better than comedy that makes you think and that has a point to it.

The films is playing in DC this Friday at the 2008 DC APA Film Festival (a little short notice I know, but you still have time to check it out on the big screen.

Check it out

To learn more about Hari Kondabolu go to his Web site and his MySpace page (thanks Hari).