• Maestro Harrell plays Pimp D in “Lowering the Bar.”

A comedy set in an alternative high school featuring Maestro Harrell (Randy on The Wire) and improv juggernaut TJ Jagodowski, Kenneth Yoder’s Lowering the Bar won this year’s Chicago Comedy TV Pilot Competition.

Lowering the Bar is one 26 short films and videos screening Saturday 11/14 in MoFest 5.