Conversations About Comedy

Below is a list of our Conversations About Comedy featured in this year’s festival.

Conversations About Comedy

Conversations About Comedy with writer/director, producer Prentice Penny and comedian/talk show host Sam Jay discuss their new show on HBO “PAUSE.”

Moderated by Nicole Friday

Meet the Cast of “Run the World,” presented by Starz

Join Bresha Webb, Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux, and Corbin Reid as they talk about their new hit series on Starz Network, and hear what it was like to shoot a series during a pandemic.

Moderated by Gia Peppers

Inside the Writers’ Room, presented by Nissan

Showrunners, writers and comedians talk about what it’s like to be inside the writers’ room on a network show: Owen Smith (Last O.G); Keith Knight (Woke), Ms. Pat (Ms. Pat Show), Carla Banks-Waddles (Good Girls).

Moderated by Raqiyah Mays

Also check out more talks on comedy from the 2020 American Black Film Festival including:
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