Gravitas Ventures released the official trailer for The Pez Outlaw, the documentary on Steve Glew, who in the 1990s smuggled rare Pez dispensers from Eastern Europe and sold them for thousands, drawing the ire of rival collectors.
Directed by Bryan Storkel and Amy Storkel, The Pez Outlaw world premiered at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival, and will be released in theaters on October 7, 2022.
This incredible fish-out-of-water story follows the adventures of Steve Glew, a small-town Michigan man, who boards a plane for Eastern Europe soon after the fall of the Berlin Wall. His mission is to locate a secret factory that holds the key to the most desired and valuable Pez dispensers. If he succeeds, he will pull his family out of debt and finally be able to quit his job of 25 years. Steve becomes the hero of his own adventure, smuggling the rarest of goods into the U.S. and making millions in the process. It was all magical, until his arch-nemesis, the Pezident decided to destroy him.
Watch the official trailer for The Pez Outlaw.