Coming Out at July 4, 2021 on Showtime
The One and Only Dick Gregory is documentary film directed by written by Andre Gaines. The film primiered at June 19, 2021 on Tribeca Film Festival.
Extraordinary archival footage and new interviews put a spotlight on this icon’s journey from influential comedian to on-the-ground activist — which is discussed by modern legends including Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, and Wanda Sykes, along with commentary from Harry Belafonte, W. Kamau Bell, Lawrence O’Donnell, Gregory’s wife Lillian Gregory, Medgar Evers’ wife Dr. Myrlie Evers-Williams, and others.
Most essential is Dick Gregory himself, whose insights before he died in 2017 provide a crucial through line to what Gregory gave voice to during the Civil Rights era — and which continue to be vital today. Watch the premiere at July 4, 2021 on SHOWTIME.
Director: Andre Gaines
Writer: Andre Gaines
Stars: Dick Gregory, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Lena Waithe, Dave Chappelle, Wanda Sykes, Nick Cannon
|Chris Rock||Lawrence O’Donnell|
|Kevin Hart||W. Kamau Bell|
|Lena Waithe||Dick Gregory|
|Dave Chappelle||Steve Jaffe|
|Wanda Sykes||Lillian Gregory|
|Nick Cannon||Robert Lipsyte|
|Harry Belafonte||Christian Gregory|