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Short documentary, 2021, Australia
role: scriptwriter, director, producer
runtime: 7:33 

A short documentary produced for the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. Based on the idea that won a film call organized by the Museum.



There is one place in Melbourne, Australia, where you can eat a cheesecake prepared to a hundred-year-old recipe, brought there by a Polish–Jewish emigree. In this short documentary, we get a chance to dive into family stories about handing down recipes and the meaning of food in modern Jewish tradition.

Director: Katarzyna Pajzderska
Cinematography: Tom Chapman
Camera assistant – Jesse Phillips
Gaffers – Sean McGlynn, Alec Barnett, Hamish McGlynn
Editing: Katarzyna Pajzderska
Colour correction: Agata Wiencis
Audio post-production and sound design: Kuba Juchniewicz (cactuzz_sound)
Food stylist: Gemma Smith
Executive film producer: Olga Drygas