On May 30, 2017 an image of Griffin holding a mask that resembled the severed head of President Trump was released -- the image went global and everything she had worked for in her life, vanished overnight. See her LIVE on the big screen for an exclusive Q&A following the nationwide premiere of KATHY GRIFFIN: A HELL OF A STORY. A film chronicling the unprecedented and historic story of an iconic American comedian overcoming a political and media takedown following the release of the controversial photo. KATHY GRIFFIN: A HELL OF A STORY was an official selection at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival where it took the Texas capital by storm, garnering critical reviews and becoming an audience favorite. Produced by Griffin and directed by Troy Miller.

  • 1 hr 55 minNR
  • Jul 31, 2019
  • Documentary

Cast & Crew

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    TROY MILLERDirector

  • KATHY GRIFFIN

    KATHY GRIFFINProducer

    Kathy Griffin was raised in the near-west Chicago suburbs, in an Irish-American family. She has three older brothers and an older sister. When her parents retired to California, Kathy moved west with them after graduating from Oak Park River Forest High School and began trying to break into show business. She performed with the Groundlings and then paid her dues doing stand-up at various clubs until she was discovered. According to her brothers, as a kid, Kathy would circulate among the guests at parties and tell jokes. Kathy has a regular stand-up engagement at the Laugh Factory in L.A. and hosted the reality series Average Joe (2003). She stars in the Emmy winning reality series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005).
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