THE LAST LAUGH is a feature documentary that proceeds from the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it? History shows that even the victims of the Nazi concentration camps themselves used humor as a means of survival and resistance. Still, any use of comedy in connection with this horror risks diminishing the suffering of millions. So where is the line?
Directed by Ferne Pearlstein, Produced by Tangerine Entertainment Premiered Tribeca Film Festival 2016 Independent Lens, 2016