Since 2009, Ben Stiller has brought together some of his favorite writers, directors and performers for the All-Star Comedy Roundtable. After a brief hiatus NFF is happy bring back this event for it's seventh edition with a twist, with some of comedy’s funniest and brightest female stars engaging in an insightful, inspiring, and hilarious conversation about their big breaks and what they have in store.
Hosted by SASHEER ZAMATA
Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer, presenter, and host. Most recently a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, she has also appeared on TBS's People of Earth, Transparent, Inside Amy Schumer, Bojack Horseman, and SeeSo's Night Train with Wyatt Cenac. She has voiced the roles of Maisie in Nickelodeon's Albert, and Sally in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Zamata has appeared in the films Yoga Hosers, Sleight, and Netflix's Deidra & Laney Rob a Train. She also serves as ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Women's Rights. Her one-hour standup comedy special, Pizza Mind, is available on Seeso.
Event: Saturday, June 24 at Nantucket high school
Program at 12:30 PM
MIKE BIRBIGLIA is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. Mike has released four albums for Comedy Central Records, including My Secret Public Journal Live, which was named one of the “Best Comedy Albums of the Decade” by The Onion AV Club. In addition to performing live, Birbiglia is an author and filmmaker who wrote, directed, and starred in the acclaimed films Sleepwalk with Me and Don’t Think Twice. His book, Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories, was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the Thurber Prize For American Humor. As an actor, Birbiglia has appeared on Orange is the New Black, Inside Amy Schumer, and Girls as well as in the films Trainwreck, The Fault in Our Stars, and Popstar.