Directed by Pierce Cravens
SWEET PIE, is a documentary in the vein of SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN, where a performer's career is resurrected and re-inspired. Proclaimed as, "the Baron of Bare-Assed Boogie-Woogie and Blues, this performer made a name for himself in the 60s, 70s and 80s, touring the U.S., performing for over 1.5 million at such iconic venues as CBGB and the Gaslight Au Go Go. Sweet Pie, also known as Paul Winer of Quartzsite, Arizona brings his show back to The Public Theater in New York City for the first time in 40 years. His story is one of freedom, music, family and the personal triumph that can come out of loss and grief.