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2009 Austin Polish Film Festival - The Loneliness of a Short-Order Cook / Samotnosc kucharza szybkich zamowien

Sun, November 8, 2009 • 9:00 PM • Bob Bullock Texas History Museum, the Texas Spirit Theater, 1800 N. Congress Avenue

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November 5-8, 14, 2009

“The Long and the Short of Polish Contemporary Cinema”

Festival will host Polish director Jacek Bromski

The Austin Polish Film Festival (APFF) is providing unprecedented opportunities for the Austin community to experience new feature films, documentaries, shorts, animations and visual arts developed through the creative eyes and minds of some of Poland’s leading artists.  The APFF is sponsored by the Austin Polish Society, a local non-profit arts and cultural organization http://www.austinpolishsociety.org

The Loneliness of a Short-Order Cook / Samotnosc kucharza szybkich zamowien

(2008, 24 minutes)

Director: Marcel Sawicki

Screenplay: Marcel Sawicki

Director of Photography: Monika Wozniak

Producer: The Polish Filmmakers Association

Plot: Young Japanese works as a cook in Japanese jazz club in Los Angeles. It is just a temporary job while he is waiting for his visa. He falls in love with a Mexican girl who doesn't speak English. He discovers the other side of the city - without beaches, palms and expensive cars. Sawicki's film is about the inability to communicate due to language and loneliness.

For ticketing information on attending the Austin Polish Society Film Festival visit:

http://www.austinpolishsociety.org/austinpff2009 


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