In a world so concerned with being politically correct, what is the best way to approach sensitive subject matter in the media? In true Chelsea Handler form, the actress and comedienne uses her candor to figure that out, as she explores racism in the latest trailer for her upcoming Netflix documentary series, “Chelsea Does.”
This particular installment, titled “Chelsea Does Racism,” follows Handler as she meets with various experts such as members of the NAACP, the Anti-Defamation League, among other civil rights organizations. Various episode highlights include Handler’s sit-down discussion with Rev. Al Sharpton, her visit to a South Carolina plantation, and her journey to Israel where she meets and has an intimate conversation with former president, Shimon Peres.
Directed by Eddie Schmidt and produced by Schmidt, Handler, and Morgan Neville, the docu-series is comprised of four films: “Chelsea Does Marriage,” “Chelsea Does Racism,” “Chelsea Does Silicon Valley” and “Chelsea Does Drugs.” Handler turns her unique voice and provocative point-of-view toward confronting subjects and issues that connect humanity, while also learning new things about herself along the way.
“Chelsea Does” will world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and will stream live on Netflix on Saturday, January 23.