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"A Christmas Story" is Dec. 10 at 2 pm and 6 pm

December 1, 2009

HANCOCK, MI - The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center will show the Finnish film "Joulutarina" (A Christmas Story) on Thursday, December 10, at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The Christmas Story reveals the untold childhood of Santa Claus. Set against a breathtaking landscape, this magical film tells the story of Santa's life as he overcomes personal tragedy and hardship in his youth to develop a heart filled with love for children around the world.

A Christmas Story is a holiday film for the entire family and a story of selfless giving and lifelong friendship. Dubbed in English, the film is about 90 minutes long. It was the first big screen Finnish Christmas film and became a huge box office hit.

There is no charge to attend the film, but donations are accepted.

The Finnish American Heritage Center is at 435 Quincy St., Hancock. For information, call 906-487-7549.