About the film
stand-up comedy alternative comedy comedy festival
It Started As a Joke
Release Date: March 10, 2019
|Director||:||Ken Druckerman, Julie Smith Clem|
|Producers||:||Kevin Vargas, Geoffrey O'Brien, Meri Haitkin|
This documentary chronicles the decade-long run of the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival – including a final farewell show. The film celebrates Eugene’s unique brand of humor and his role in the alternative comedy movement, offers a bittersweet goodbye to an era, and reminds us of the healing properties of comedy – even in the most challenging of life’s circumstances.