Richard Pryor: Live in Concert


Dir. Jeff Margolis (1979).
The greatest com-doc ever captures America’s greatest stand-up performer at the height of his taboo-breaking powers. Pryor is on fire, among other things literalizing the notion of a “heart attack” by enacting his own near-fatal coronary from the organ’s point of view.

Thu., Nov. 3, 9 p.m., 2011

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