Laughing to Keep from Crying
As part of Carrie Mae Weems LIVE: Past Tense/Future Perfect, writer, filmmaker, and cultural historian Nelson George presents a contemplative interlude of conversation, video clips, and playful criticism on the meaning of “funny.”
This program will be livestreamed at guggenheim.org/live.
Nelson George is an author, critic, filmmaker, and television producer who has devoted his career to analyzing and presenting diverse aspects of African American culture. He produced the Chris Rock documentary Good Hair (2009) and authored The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Style (2014). nelsondgeorge.net