Why Am I Doing This?
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Why Am I Doing This?
Two young performers have to deal with racial stereotyping along with the countless other stumbling blocks to establishing a successful career in this independent comedy from director Tom Huang. Lester Niles (Anthony Montgomery) is a struggling stand-up comic who deals in dry observational humor. However, Lester is also African-American, and audiences and comedy club bookers are often puzzled about why his material isn't more "black," while his manager and half-brother Kenny (Joe Torry) urges him to sound more like Martin Lawrence. Adding to his frustrations, Kenny is in love… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Scenes drag a tad too long and subplots go nowhere, but buried beneath the fat is a funny (if derivative) film about modern Asian identities."
‑ Ernest Hardy, L.A. Weekly
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