A short documentary film about a small town Polka Fest in Bird Island, Minnesota. Interviews with the people who travel across southern Minnesota and surrounding states to participate in the dancing tradition of Polka. Witness the honest feelings of a generation of people who consider Polka people family and who are concerned about the future of the traditions they love.
Directed By: Matt Adams
Director of Photography: Keith Adams
Editing and Post Production: Matt Adams
Andy & Harriet Salzer
Gary & Marjorie Hemmann
Raymond and Janice Delfs
Merlin & Edna Athmann
Special Thanks to:
The City of Bird Island
The Athmann Family
David and Lois Melgaard - The Top Notchmen
Leon Olsen and the Leon Olsen Show
Anna Purrington Adams
David and Chris Adams
James P. Hyland, Jr.
September 8, 1921 - Sunday August 4, 2013
Sorry we put you through so much hell, Jim.