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That Mennonite Joke (2016)

The exploration of humour in Mennonite culture. Comedian Matt Falk digs into his cultural heritage by speaking to Mennonite humour masters in order to craft a killer new act in time for his live TV comedy special.

Director:

Orlando Braun

Writer:

Orlando Braun
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Credited cast:
Matt Falk Matt Falk ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Bartel Brian Bartel ... Himself
Nathan Dueck Nathan Dueck ... Himself
Andrea Dyck Andrea Dyck ... Herself
Kennert Giesbrecht Kennert Giesbrecht ... Himself
Leland Klassen ... Himself
Royden Loewen Royden Loewen ... Himself
Christina Neufeld Christina Neufeld ... Herself
Vern Neufeld Vern Neufeld ... Himself
Corny Rempel Corny Rempel ... Himself
Ken Sawatzky Ken Sawatzky ... Himself
Miriam Toews Miriam Toews ... Herself
Armin Wiebe Armin Wiebe ... Himself
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What is a Mennonite? A stiff, humorless, efficient farmer who prefers to live without electricity. At least that's the stereotype. But Mennonites are also funny. No seriously, like really funny. Spread out across the country is a surprisingly large group of Mennonites, who specialize and capitalize on humor and who don't ride horse and buggy. What most people don't know is: Mennonite's bizarre native language, Plautdietsch is inherently funny and their culture is filled with jokes and laughter. So, what is at the root of all this humor? What is the barrier between North American culture and Mennonite culture? Is comedy strictly cultural? Do Manitoba Mennonites only laugh to keep warm? All these questions will be answered. Matt Falk is a comedian from Niverville Manitoba... yeah it's close to Winnipeg. His act is an offbeat concoction of self-deprecating humor and boyish charm. Matt is on a quest to craft the most hilarious act in history and to do that, he must go on a comedic ... Written by Prairie Boy Productions

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 2016 (Canada) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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