Director Statement: BREWMANCE
Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Christo Brock, Director/Producer
2021 | 102 minutes
In Long Beach, California, two groups of those homebrewers will soon open breweries and bring their beers to the world: a father-son team who grew close over making beer; and a rock star looking for the quiet(?) existence of brewery owner.
With the help of iconic brewers Ken Grossman, Charlie Papazian, Vinnie Cilurzo, Sam Calagione, Jim Koch, and others, the soul of craft beer is finally revealed.
DIRECTOR BIO - Christo Brock
Christo Brock is an American Producer, Director, and Editor best known for the iconic swim documentary Touch the Wall, the sports films Spirit of the Marathon and Hood to Coast, and the craft beer documentary Brewmance.
While making Touch the Wall Christo developed a system of independent production and distribution that involved crowdfunding, on-demand theatrical distribution, and direct audience interaction. A story about Olympic swimmers Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce, Touch the Wall had more than 500 screenings nationwide with an 80% sell-out rate. The film went on to screen on Oprah’s Winfrey’s OWN network, Netflix, and Amazon. It can be found on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Prime.
BREMANCE follows two sets of accomplished homebrewers who are looking to open their own breweries in the port town of Long Beach, California. The film is scheduled to debut in 2020. Christo lives with this wife and son in Long Beach, California.