Feature-length documentary examining activist, pop-culture icon and thought leader Dick Gregory, whose work as a self-described ‘agitator’ shaped a generation demanding justice. As a renowned Black comedian, Gregory had a platform to take on the most incendiary battles of hunger, gender equity, and civil rights – stirring trouble and making headlines in the service of social justice. Featuring Gregory’s personal reflections, archival footage and interviews with the artists he influenced – including Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock and Wanda Sykes.
Directed by: Andre Gaines
“A very powerful, very moving portrait of him and his work.” – FilmWeek
“Like its subject, The One and Only Dick Gregory makes an indelible mark in both history and entertainment.” – The Grio
“A thoughtful film about a politically committed artist that doesn't short the politics or the art, but instead examines how one fueled the other.” – RogerEbert