You Laugh But It's True

20111 hr 24 min
You Laugh But It's True is a hilarious and inspiring documentary that chronicles the rise of South African comedian Loyiso Gola as he navigates the tough and often dangerous world of stand-up comedy in post-apartheid South Africa. The film, which was released in 2011, was directed by David Paul Meyer and features interviews with Gola, his fellow comedians, and his family and friends. It also includes footage of Gola performing his stand-up routine in clubs and theaters across the country.
Documentary, Comedy
Trevor Noah
David Paul Meyer