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Howie Mandel: But, Enough About Me

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Virtual Screening Details: Opening Night

Streaming Timeframe: Thurs. March 4, 7pm - Sun. March 7, 7pm (sales end 2 hrs before; no grace period after 72-hour window expires)
Available for Viewing throughout the United States
Zoom Program: Conversation with Howie Mandel and Director Barry Avrich.
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How to Join the pre-recorded Zoom? Every ticket and pass holders will be issued a separate ticket to watch the pre-recorded Zoom. Look for an email on March 4th!

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About The Film

"Lovingly directed by biography documentarian Barry Avrich, 'But Enough About Me' is a touching look at a man who uses humor to cope with a world that terrifies him." - Atlanta Jewish Times

This revealing documentary follows the life and career of Howie Mandel, the veteran comedian, actor, and producer, arguably better known for his battle with OCD and as a judge on the hit reality TV show America's Got Talent than for his comedic genius. By turns raw, funny, and touching, the film explores Mandel's early years in the comedy industry and his breakout role on one of the most beloved television series ever, St. Elsewhere. We follow him on the road performing 200 stand-up shows a year, behind the scenes at AGT, and with his family.

Through powerful onstage moments, intimate interviews, and archival footage of his early performances, we discover how Mandel emerged from being a carpet salesman to become one of the most famous and paradoxically approachable performers in the world. He frankly discusses his provocative journey, from his wild early days to his struggles with OCD and unprecedented success today.

"Beyond the comedian, beyond the germaphobe, director Barry Avrich digs deep" — Bill Harris, The Lede

Guest Bios

Howie-Mandel headshot 130x130 Howie Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for more than 30 years. He can currently be seen on NBC's flagship series America's Got Talent where he has served as a judge for eleven seasons. In 2019 he released his first solo special in 20 years Howie Mandel Presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club. More recently, Mandel teamed up with ePlay Digital Inc. to launch the charity, Breakout the Masks, and a mobile game campaign to give back to those involved in the fight against COVID-19. He received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program for Deal or No Deal and a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Game Show Host for the syndicated version of the show. His frank, funny and no-holds-barred memoir, "Here's the Deal: Don't Touch Me" (2009), about his ongoing struggle with OCD and ADHD made The New York Times bestseller list.
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Acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Barry Avrich is responsible for over 48 documentaries and best known for provocative exposes of Hollywood power brokers such as Lew Wasserman (The Last Mogul), Harvey Weinstein (The Reckoning), Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World, David Foster: Off the Record, and the critically acclaimed film Prosecuting Evil. Avrich has also produced the Scotiabank Giller Prize and Canadian Screen Awards broadcasts. In 2007, Avrich built the world's first state-of-the-art movie theatre in a hospital at Toronto's SickKids. Barry Avrich also directs and produces the prestigious Stratford Festival "Stage to Screen" films. In 2016, Avrich released his best-selling memoir, Moguls, Monsters and Madmen.
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Film Details:

Director: Barry Avrich
Country: Canada
Language: English
Running Time: 88m
Year: 2020
Genre: Documentary
Official Website

Rating/Warning: PG


  • Canada/Canadian
  • Comedy/Comedians
  • Mental Health
  • Stand-up Comedy
  • Television