AARP is no stranger to producing video content.
The non-profit’s in-house production company AARP Studios premiered the six-episode “Date My Grandma” on its YouTube channel last year. Don Rickles’ final project before he passed away in 2017 was AARP’s “Dinner With Don,” a web talk show in which the legendary comedian interviewed his famous friends, including Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Jimmy Kimmel, Amy Poehler and Marissa Tomei.
AARP Studios is now officially in the movie business with its first feature film “Care to Laugh,” a documentary that follows comedian Jesus Trejo as he builds his comedy career while taking care of his elderly parents. Th film made the festival rounds in 2018 and AARP has teamed with distributor Gravitas Ventures to release the doc today on VOD.
“AARP Studios is producing a variety of rich and compelling content,” Julie Getz, director of “Care to Laugh” and AARP’s director of