Documenting the true life story of Jan Lewan, a polka singing star who milked his fans for millions of dollars by involving them in a complicated Ponzi Scheme.
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Saint, sinner or both? Filmmaker John Mikulak perfectly captures the face of small town law enforcement in the short documentary All Hail Chief Mooney. Described early on in the film as both endearingly “horrible” and having the “best heart in the whole world,” Chief Daniel Mooney of Waverly Township in Pennsylvania comes off as one extremely colorful character, making wildly inappropriate comments while at the same time proving that, yes, his heart is in the right place.
Watch the wickedly fun documentary The Man Who Would Be Polka King online, about Jan Lewan’s crazy Ponzi polka scheme that failed.
The 16th annual Bradford International Film Festival is showing a ton of really cool underground films, including the new film by Peter Whitehead.
The 2009 Atlanta Underground Film Festival is screening The Man Who Would Be Polka King, Random Lunacy, Modern Love Is Automatic and more.
Here are five films that are not to be missed at the 11th annual Boston Underground Film Festival, running March 19 to 26.
The 11th Boston Underground features Craig Baldwin’s Mock Up on Mu, Brian Lonano’s Attackazoids!, The Man Who Would Be Polka King, Bally-Master and more.
The Man Who Would Be Polka King is a deliriously entertaining documentary by John Mikulak and Joshua von Brown about the disgraced Jan Lewan.
Watch the trailer for the new documentary The Man Who Would Be Polka King co-directed by Altamont Now’s Joshua von Brown and John Mikulak.