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The Best Waitress in the World

(11 min. 1992)

Wanting to make a documentary about the waitress in a restaurant he visits for the first time, a filmmaker ends up making a film about the creative process.

A SONG OF CHILDHOOD Production

Written and Directed by
LESTER ALFONSO

Cinematography
JOSHUA RIFKIN

Sound Recordist
JANINE COTE

Edited and Produced by
LESTER ALFONSO & JOSHUA RIKIN

"JIM AND JOHN"
Ed and Lonnie Young
recorded by Alan Lomax
Recorded Anthology of American Music

Special Thanks to
SHEILA HANSEN
The Best Waitress in the World

and
Peter, Bessie, and Jimmy Gianakos
Maria Gadoy
Antonin Lhotsky
Susan Swan
Lee Paquette
Tim Richards
Wim Wenders
Dan & Elizabeth Alfonso
Slobodan
Manning House

in memory of
Hal Friedman

THE BEST WAITRESS IN THE WORLD
A Song of Childhood Production (1992)

Produced at York University
Department of Film & Video

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