The Automat

Once upon a nickel, before fast food, one American restaurant empire was unstoppable. Experience the untold story of “The Automat,” a documentary film directed by Lisa Hurwitz and starring Mel Brooks.

Film Screenings

April 4 @ 6:30 pm
CineBistro Siesta Key
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April 8 @ 1:00 pm
Sarasota Municipal Auditorium
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    79 minutes
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  • Director:
    Lisa Hurwitz
  • Screenwriter:
    Michael Levine
  • Producer:
    Lisa Hurwitz
  • Cast:
    Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Elliott Gould, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Colin Powell
  • Editor:
    Michael Levine
  • Music:
    Hummie Mann

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