The Laughing Club of India


35m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Documentary exploring the power of laughter through the strangely popular phenomenon of laughing clubs in contemporary Bombay. Founded by a medical doctor, Madran Kataria, who believes laughter to be a source of healing and enourmous wellbeing, these clubs bring hundreds of people together, beyond c

Film Details

Also Known As
Laughing Club of India
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Cinemax
Location
Bombay, India

Technical Specs

Duration
35m

Synopsis

Documentary exploring the power of laughter through the strangely popular phenomenon of laughing clubs in contemporary Bombay. Founded by a medical doctor, Madran Kataria, who believes laughter to be a source of healing and enourmous wellbeing, these clubs bring hundreds of people together, beyond caste or class, to laugh for 40 minutes each day.

Film Details

Also Known As
Laughing Club of India
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Cinemax
Location
Bombay, India

Technical Specs

Duration
35m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States April 2000

Released in United States August 2000

Released in United States June 2001

Shown at Double Take Documentary Film Festival (World Premiere) April 6-9, 2000.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Documentary: Imagining Reality) August 13-27, 2000.

Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 20-24, 2001.

Broadcast in USA over Cinemax as part of series "Reel Life" August 28, 2001.

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States April 2000 (Shown at Double Take Documentary Film Festival (World Premiere) April 6-9, 2000.)

Released in United States June 2001 (Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 20-24, 2001.)

Released in United States August 2000 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Documentary: Imagining Reality) August 13-27, 2000.)