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Friday, October 26 • 4:00pm - 5:40pm
Laugh or Die

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(Finland, 100 min)
Writers: Heikki Kujanpää, Mikko Reitala
Director: Heikki Kujnapää
Cast: Martti Suosalo, Jani Volanen, Leena Pöysti, Paavo Kinnunen

In 1918 Finland after the Civil War, Toivo Parikka, the famous actor of the Workers’ Theatre, is caught and sent to a prison camp where his remaining comrades languish on the verge of death. Parikka defies execution by cracking jokes in front of the squad and getting a laugh out of the guards. Seeing this, Captain Kalm, the camp commandant gives Parikka and unexpected offer: if the actor and his fellow captives can put on an entertaining play for his German guests, they will be spared

Friday October 26, 2018 4:00pm - 5:40pm CDT
Bethell Hall-St. David's Episcopal Church 301 E 8th St, Austin, TX 78701