Saving Face a true documentary
A true story about how difficult it is for an Asian Chinese American to make it as a Comedian. It's amazing how much work it takes to put together, 15 years of old Video tapes with tons of footage and to put it together with such finest.
It became an Award Winning Documentary, number one, 2 years in a row. Comedian Peter Chen had been performing for different charity shows, senior's centers, hospitals, Nursing Homes, Halfway Houses, Community Service Shows, as well as the world famous Comedy Store, the Laugh Factory & the Improv. Using humor where it is most needed and helped brighten the lives and boosted the spirits of many hospitalized veterans. As a standup been on over 1,000's performances and Charity Comedy Shows since 1986.
In the real world of show business Standup Comedian faces a lot of obstacles and hardship.
It is no doubt much more difficult for minorities to make it. Minorities like women & Asians.
This documentary follows the comedy career of an Asian American Comedian name Peter Chen, who started 23 years ago; back in 1986.
We learn about the process, the progress of the Standup work, the pros and cons of the Comedy Business, the hardship and the passion, over coming the obstacles and the limitations.
It is a documentary of a lot of interviews with many other comedians with many many different standup comedy shows performed from 1986 thru 2000, all edited together into one.