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Thursday, November 17 • 1:00pm - 2:20pm
The Legend of Swee' Pea (80m)

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The  Legend of Swee’ Pea
(USA) In English
(2015) 80 min. (1.85:1)

DIR Benjamin May, PRO Daniel B Levin, SCR , DP , EDIT , MUS , CAST Lloyd “Swee’ Pea” Daniels

A “mystical understanding of the game” made Lloyd “Swee’ Pea” Daniels a New York City basketball legend by the age of 16.  Christened the “next Magic Johnson,” his career effectively ended at age 21 after being shot 3 times in the chest after a tussle over $8 of cocaine. “The Legend of Swee’ Pea” follows the twists and turns of fortune in the life of a basketball prodigy: his dramatic downfall, miraculous comeback, and finally, the bittersweet confrontation with a life imperfectly lived.

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Benjamin May

Director, "The Legend of Swee’ Pea"
First time Director Benjamin May was a recipient a Mcknight Foundation Grant for "The Legend of Swee’ Pea", which premiered at Doc:NYC 2015 and received Best Feature Documentary at the Black Hills Film Festival, and Best Documentary at the 35th Annual MSPIFF 2016. He was also named... Read More →

Thursday November 17, 2016 1:00pm - 2:20pm MST
Heritage Center - Hall B 105 N. 100 E., Cedar City, UT 84720
  Red Grid Screening, Documentary, Feature, Red Grid