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Judy Gold, Gilbert Gottfried, Alan Zweibel & Ferne Pearlstein at BUILD Studio NYC
February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
In the film, director Ferne Pearlstein explores taboos in humor, seen through the lens of the Holocaust. As Rob Reiner put it, there is nothing funny about the Holocaust, but there can be humor in survival. Ninety-two-year-old Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone is featured in interviews alongside influential comedians ranging from Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman, and Gilbert Gottfried and authors Etgar Keret, Shalom Auslander and Abraham Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League. “The Last Laugh” offers fresh insights into the Holocaust in a way we haven’t seen before.