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Colin Hanks hosts a screening of “American: The Bill Hicks Story”

Colin Hanks announced that he will be hosting a screening of “American: The Bill Hicks Story” on Sunday April 17th at 7 pm:

As some of you may know, Bill Hicks is one of the people I admire most in the world. I am a huge fan. He continues to be a great part of not only my comedy tatstes but also helped form a great deal of my philosphy on life and art. On Sunday April 17th at 7 pm, I am going to be a part of something very special. AMERICAN: The Bill Hicks Story will be screening in Los Angeles at the Sunset 5 theaters. I will be introducing the film and moderating a Q&A afterwards. […]

Please head on over to his official posterous page and read his entry in full!

Bill Hicks, the American stand-up comedian, musician, social critic died of pancreatic cancer at the age of thirty-two in 1994. According to, Colin Hanks will be interviewing Kevin Booth – Bill’s lifelong friend and producer, who was responsible for much of Bill’s audio output including posthumously completing Arizona Bay and Rant in E Minor to Bill’s specifications. (read more)

The documentary opened in New York yesterday. Please make sure to find out more by visiting the official website You can receive updates on the documentary and further information via Twitter and Facebook, too.