"I was drawn to it like a dancer in a dirndl to an accordion."—NY Post
John Mikulak and Joshua von Brown's irreverent documentary traces the rise and fall of Grammy-nominated polka music superstar Jan Lewan, whose defection from Poland to Pennsylvania led to fame, fortune and an international Polka Empire. But when Lewan’s empire collapsed under a cloud of scandal, the polka world was stunned to learn of the greatest polka-related financial crime in history.
Coming January 12th to Netflix! A feature film based on our documentary starring Jack Black, Jenny Slate and Jason Schwartzmann. The Polka King premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. AND bonus exciting news on January 12th... the Netflix re-release of our documentary to accompany the scripted feature!