American: The Bill Hicks Story video DVD tells the story of famous stand-up comedian Bill Hicks, an icon of modern stand-up comedy. Well known by now, the documentary has appeared in 26 international film festivals over the past years and it was very welcomed among stand-up comedy lovers and critics.
The legendary stand-up comedian who was and will always be William Melvin ‘Bill’ Hicks was also a social critic, satirist, and musician- he was what we could call a complete artist. His stand-up comedy material consists highly of general discussions about society, religion, politics, philosophy and personal issues. The late stand-up comedian Bill Hicks has charmed the entire world with his talent in stand-up comedy. He has the amazing ability to capture the essence of world’s biggest problems and dissect them in his trademark signature of stand-up comedy. The stand-up comedian Bill Hicks was always ahead his time, it was like he could predict the future with his terrific stand-up comedy videos and concerts.
Bill Hicks' Relentless stand up comedy concert was filmed in 1991, at the Centaur Theatre, during the annual Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada.
Bill Hicks' Revelations stand up comedy concert was filmed in November 1992, before a live audience at the Dominion Theatre, during his UK tour.
Bill Hicks' Sane Man stand up comedy video was the comedian's first video, released on VHS in 1989 and reissued on DVD, on December 6, 2005.