Merry Christmas

Director: Tomasz Jurkiewicz

written & directed by Tomasz Jurkiewicz director of photography Tomasz Woźniczka music by Sebastian Steć production design & costume by Anna Zabdyrska edited by Zbigniew Niciński PSM sound Byzofia Kucharska-Kowalik production managers Tomasz Kozera, Aleksandra Świerk, Joanna Szymańska

cast Anita Poddębniak (ms. Krysia), Jason Nwoga (Mak), Jan Janga-Tomaszewski (manager), Jarosław Czudowski (Bartek), Anna Kłos-Kleszczewska (Secretary), Andrzej Skupiński (mr. Andrzej), Krzysztof Kuczak (mr. Maciek), Jan Pierzchała (mr. Janusz), Kazimierz Szuszczewicz (mr. Kazek), John Mcmaster (Eu Comissioner), John Marshall (comissioner cssistant), Andrea Martin (comissioner secretary)

produced by Grupa Nieformalna Kinoflo, www.kinoflo.org producer Joanna Szymańska distributed by Appetite production world sales Appetite production, www.appetiteproduction.com
HD, colour, 30′
Poland 2009

On a gloomy day just before Christmas, Mak, an Afro-American, comes knocking on the doors of a small, provincial community centre. Welcomed with honours, he soon finds out what traditional Polish hospitality is. The community is awaiting the arrival of EU inspectors – so is the warm welcome just pure courtesy?

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