(Permission Rising Pictures LLC Lawreen Yakkel)

“Dead Man Rising” appeared in a screening at the Washington Pavilion August 31. The movie’s producer is Lawreen Kayl Yakkel who lived in Redfield and Clear Lake, SD. After graduation from Southern Illinois-Carbondale, she heard California calling. Since, she has been a movie producer. She is a Los Angeles movie producer, but why did she bring a faith-based movie to be screened in her home state of South Dakota? I sat down with Lawreen to get the story of the uphill battle of talking about God on a set in LA.

Dead Man Rising Lawreen Yakkel Producer

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(Life 96.5 Program Director Lauren Banik with Producer Lawreen Kayl Yakkel)

 

The movie has some names in the cast including Corbin Bernsen, known for “LA Law”, “Major League” and others.

 

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