Three struggling comedians pursue careers in stand-up despite the harsh realities of being homeless. While Tiffany Haddish becomes a star, Doc Jones and Steven Lolli find the lure of the spotlight takes an unforgiving toll on their dreams.
Czechoslovakia, 1980. Michal and Juraj are conflicted novitiates whose seminary is under increasing pressure to mold its students into satisfactory citizens. With the school on the brink of dissolution, the two must choose between collaborating as informants or becoming targets of the secret police.
For several centuries and until the fall of the Soviet Union, shtetls were inhabited by tight-knit Yiddish-speaking communities. In these remote towns, the traditional Jewish life continued for decades after it disappeared everywhere else.
In 1992, Spain hosted both the Expo '92 in Seville and the Olympic Games in Barcelona. Against this celebratory backdrop, thousands of workers protested the economic measures that threatened local industry.