HEY BARTENDER Documentary Competition
World Premiere at the 2013 SXSW Film Festival on March 9, 2013 at the Stateside Theater, Additional Screenings Offered
Featuring bartenders from NYC’s hottest, most popular cocktail bars: Dushan (Employees Only), Jim Meehan (PDT) Dale Degroff (The Rainbow Room)
Additional NY hotspots include: Death & CO, Demi Monde, Macau Trading, Milk and Honey, Maison Premiere, Clover Club, Lani Kai, Flatiron Lounge, The Kippler, Nomad, Victor and Spoils, Saxon & Parole
HEY BARTENDER tells the story of the bartender in the era of the craft cocktail.
The documentary focuses on two bartenders trying to achieve their dreams through bartending. After being injured, a former Marine turns his goals to becoming a principal bartender at the best cocktail bar in New York City. A young man leaves his white-collar job to buy the corner bar in his hometown. Years later, he struggles to keep it afloat in a community that no longer values a place where everyone knows your name.
Featuring the most famous bartenders in the world along with unprecedented access to the most exclusive bars in New York City with commentary from Graydon Carter, Danny Meyer, Frank Pellegrino and Amy Sacco.
A 4th Row Films Production Written & Directed by Doug Tirola
Screenings: Monday, March 11 4:15PM – 5:47PM at the SXSatellite: Alamo Slaughter and Thursday, March 14th 9:30PM -11:02PM at the Alamo Ritz 1
[Source: 4th Row Films Production and SXSW]