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  • Comedian Tissa Hami often performs in small Midwestern towns, such as here in Concordia, Kansas

    Comedian Tissa Hami often performs in small Midwestern towns, such as here in Concordia, Kansas

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The Film

This film explores the emergence of Muslim and Arab American comedians in the wake of 9/11, showing how the comics use humor to take on stereotypes about Middle Easterners and the issue of terrorism. Stand Up showcases their comedy and the way it is shaped by the everyday tribulations of their lives.

The Filmmaker

  1. Glenn BakerProducer/Director