"Polack" is a documentary film about the search for the source of the Polish joke in America.
Polish jokes often portray the Polack as dumb, which is common for ethnic jokes. But additionally, Polish jokes are unique in their portrayal of the Poles as dirty.

In the documentary, an in-the-closet Polish American searches for the source of the jokes in the history of Poland.

The film’s end shifts to question the myth of home, the harm in secrets, and the time to stand up.

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