Robin Harris, the legendary emcee at the Comedy Act Theater in L.A.’s South Central who had notable supporting roles in films such as Do the Right Thing and House Party, was also a great standup comic. The Museum of the Moving Image (35 Avenue at 36 Street in Astoria) will present a special screening of The Robin Harris Story: We Don’t Die, We Multiply, a new documentary by Topper Carew on Friday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. The film features rare performance footage and interviews with Harris’s colleagues including Martin Lawrence, Robert Townsend, Cedric the Entertainer, and Bernie Mac. The screening will be followed by a Pinewood Dialogue with director Carew.
For more info, visit the Museum of the Moving Image website.