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*“Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic,” a documentary about the comedian’s life from his troubled youth in Peoria, Illinois, to his meteoric rise, will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23, and make its TV debut on Showtime on Friday, May 31.

The documentary is directed by Marina Zenovich, written by P.G. Morgan and executive produced by the comic’s widow Jennifer Pryor. It’s the second in Showtime’s new docu series, Sho Focus, which kicked off with R.J. Cutler’s “The World According To Dick Cheney” in March.

“Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic” features interviews with Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, Mel Brooks, Quincy Jones, Lily Tomlin and Jesse Jackson.

Click here for exclusive footage from the film.