Thursday, June 20
Knight Conference Center, The Newseum
Admission free on a space available basis
3:15 p.m. WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF HUMOR IN POLITICS?
Celebrating AFI DOCS' featured screening of HERBLOCK - THE BLACK & THE WHITE, tracing the life and legacy of editorial cartoonist Herbert Block, a distinguished panel of artists, journalists and politicians join to discuss to discuss the role of humor in politics and how poking fun at our democracy influences the national conversation.
Featuring George Stevens, Jr. (Filmmaker/Producer HERBLOCK), Jason Grumet (President, Bipartisan Policy Center), Nick Galifianakis (Cartoonist, Writer and Columnist for The Washington Post) and Mike Farah (President of Production, Funny or Die).