A Pryor Engagement
Central Library Cinema Presents, "A Pryor Engagement," a film series showcasing the films and comedy of Richard Pryor. Starting November 7th, the film series will kick-off with Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip. This evening will also showcase three local comedians performing 10-minute sets before the film as openers for Richard Pryor. Performing will be Nick Branson, Jack Daniels and Kenny Kinds. Branson is host of the local podcast, "Drunk and Nerdy" and also made the finals of the River Front Times' 2013 Standup Throwdown. Daniels, an observational social political comic, has a controversial style in the same tone as his influences, Richard Pryor, George Carlin and Bill Hicks. Kinds is an award-winning local stand-up comedian and the world's leading authority on the St. Louis stand-up scene. He opens for a number of national headliners, regularly hosts and emcees at the St. Louis Funny Bone, and performs constantly at other local showcases and venues.
A film will be shown each Thursday in the month of November through the 21st including Silver Streak (1976) and Blue Collar (1978).
November 7th: Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982) Rated R, 82 minutes (For mature audiences only).
November 14th: Silver Streak (1976) Rated PG, 114 minutes
November 21st: Blue Collar (1978) Rated R, 114 minutes
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