CIFF47: PSQ March 22 – April 1, 2023 | Streams April 2 – April 9, 2023

One Pint at a Time

Year: 2021
Country: USA
Language: English
Run Time: 89 minutes

One Pint at a Time
One Pint at a Time
One Pint at a Time
One Pint at a Time

To Shaun Harris, co-owner and brewmaster of Harris Family Brewery, the first Black-owned brewery in Pennsylvania, sharing a beer with someone is a way to establish common ground and start conversations that matter; brewing beer is his contribution to the ongoing fight for racial equality. As Harry states, “Everybody’s got to do their part for what they know how to do, and beer is the thing I know how to do.” Alisa Bowens-Mercado, owner and brewmaster for Rhythm Brewing Co. in New Haven, Connecticut, says more: “It’s about awareness. It’s about owning the things we consume.” The disparity between the level of consumerism and the lack of ownership for Black people is also part of her drive. Within the craft beer industry, there has been a growing push for diversification. ONE PINT AT A TIME follows the brewers of several Black-owned craft breweries, exploring the barriers of racism, lack of access, and, in some cases, the “Bermuda triangle of legislation” they’ve faced in order to start their businesses and bring commerce, jobs, and civic pride to their communities. —J.H.

CIFF46 Screenings

Upper Allen

Friday, April 01, 2022 at 5:05 PM

Saturday, April 02, 2022 at 12:05 PM

CIFF46 Streams On Demand

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM -
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: United States and US Territories
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: Yes
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

Black Cinema
Women of the World

Greg Gund Memorial Standing Up Competition


Aaron Hosé

Aaron Hosé, Brigitte Hosé

Aaron Hosé

Tim Reid, Buzzy Torek, Sebastian Hofer, David Wever, Adam Dawson, Alyzée Joy Montana

Aaron Hosé

Film Contact

This film is presented in loving memory of DERRICK PARIS.

Film Sponsors

Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Community Partners

Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Black Women Werk

Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival

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