Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic

Director: Marina Zenovich

Year: 2013

Country: USA

Running time: 90 min

Premiere type: London

Location / Venue: Genesis

Date: 26/06

Time: 7.00pm

Eight years after the death of perhaps the world’s greatest stand up comedian, this is a timely insight into a legendary and controversial figure. Featuring contributions from Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams, Marina Zenovich follows the brilliant Roman Polanski:Odd Man Out with another delve into the mind of a troubled genus. From an Illinois upbringing, to his highly controversial, expletive-ridden routines and a television and film career that constantly veered between triumph and disaster, Pryor was blighted by depression, substance abuse and accusations of domestic violence – as well as the famous incident in which he set himself on fire, and this is the definitive cinematic statement on the man.

£6.50 Tickets available from the Genesis Cinema website here.

Best Documentary Feature Competition 


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