07/29/2011 11:24 am ET | Updated Sep 28, 2011

Charcuterie, A Documentary About The Kocurek Family Business (VIDEO)

The Kocurek Family of Austin, Texas are the stars of this short film (part of Christian Remde's Twelve Films project) that discusses the history and current state of charcuterie, from Italy to Spain, Poland to Germany, France to the United States.

Lawrence Kocurek believes that the "pig gets all the attention because it is such a versatile animal." He respects the art of charcuterie because its a tradition that has been done for so long, in so many places. "I think its always been an art form," says his wife Lee Ann.

Watch the short film below to learn more about the process of making charcuterie and how a small charcuterie business gets off the ground.

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