The Last Laugh: Film Screening | April 1, 2020

The Last Laugh

Film Screening and book launch

with Ferne Pearlstein, Robert Edwards, and Avinoam Patt

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm

Place: Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford

The screening of The Last Laugh (2016, documentary film, 88 minutes) will be followed by a discussion and book launch with  film director Ferne Pearlstein and producer Robert Edwards in conversation with Dr. Avinoam Patt. Dr. Patt is co-editor of the new book Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust (Wayne State University Press, 2020) to which both Pearlstein and Edwards contributed.

The program is sponsored by the Mandell JCC, the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies annual Singer Jewish Humor Lecture, and the UConn Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life.

For more information, please contact Jill Ziplow at 860.231.6339 or