Very Semi-Serious

Leaving November 26


Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Tue, Sep 8 12:00 PM
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Film Info
Runtime:83 min
Country Listing:USA
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Free for Members
Last Chance
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Leah Wolchok
VR Director(s):TRUE


Take an unprecedented behind-the-scenes tour of The New Yorker and discover the art, inspiration and madness that go into creating the magazine’s iconic single panel cartoons. Each week quirky and imaginative cartoonists, from legends like Roz Chast and Mort Gerberg to newcomers like Liana Finck and Ed Steed, parade through the office. Marshalling the madness is former cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, who curates while nurturing new talent, preserving the old guard, evolving the industry and keeping it relevant. Hilarious and touching, Very Semi-Serious is an offbeat meditation on humour and the importance of laughing at ourselves.

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