Anat baron march 25, 2020 by jay brooks 6 comments today is the birthday of filmmaker anat baron, whose beer wars movie started people writing and talking about the beer. Anat baron former head of mikes hard lemonade founder and ceo of tech startupstashwall, inc. Told from an insiders perspective, the film goes behind the scenes of the daily battles and all out wars. And if thats not enough, anat is currently writing a book focused on building and growing differentiated brands in an age. Anat baron is a solutionoriented keynote speaker who offers fresh. After catching a screening of her new documentary beer wars at the bell house on monday night we caught up with diy filmmaker anat baron and former general manger of mikes. We have a guest who is allergic to beer and a host who. Written by globe columnist alex beam, the piece discusses the upcoming documentary by anat baron, beer wars. Beer wars movie analysis beer wars is a documentary film directed and produced by anat baron and released in april of 2009. Beer wars to premiere nationwide in april brews and books. In particular, it covers the differences between large corporate breweries, namely anheuserbusch, the miller brewing company, and the coors brewing company opposed to smaller breweries like dogfish head brewery, moonshot 69, yuengling, stone brewing co.
There is very little organized history or memory of the men and women who make the beer we love. I am not a beer geek, brewer or even a beer drinker, but a filmmaker who chose to make a film about the beer industry. Sam calagione, rhonda kallman, anat baron and david rehr directed by. With norman adami, anat baron, roberta baskin, jeff becker. Beer wars 2009 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. I saw beer wars at one of the many premieres across the u. I thought id get on the phone with anat baron, the force behind beer wars, the somewhat controversial.
Anat baron starring sam calagione, rhonda kallman, anat baron. Anat baron international keynote speaker, entrepreneur, global. Reduce cold bottlecan cooler, double wall vacuum insulated sweatfree 4 pack greymintwhitedark blue. The big brewers brands 2009 anat baron, who directed beer wars, kept getting asked about a list of which brands are owned by which of the two big beer companies operating in the u. Barley vine, beer philosopher, brookstone, my beer pix, etc. During my recent travels there has been quite a buzz about a new documentary on the beer industry. Corporate executive at four seasons and holiday inn vp development of tvfilm production companyvzs films directorproducerwriter, beer wars. Directed by anat baron, this documentary not only looks at the beer industry, but also examines the plight of small businesses in america. Many of the beer bloggers who have pillaged my film suggest they know how to make a movie better than beer wars.
A contemporary david and goliath story that takes you inside the cutthroat world of the big business of american beer. And if thats not enough, anat is currently writing a book focused on building and. Anat baron is the director of the recently released documentary beer wars out on dvd soon. Her documentary, beer wars, looks at the lobbying machine of the distributors, the strongarming. We have a guest who is allergic to beer and a host who never touches the. The film, by former beer industry exec anat baron, takes a closer look at what makes the world of beer continue to turn. If you like good beer and root for the local and little guy, this will probably make you mad. Anat provides an exceptional blend of business acumen, creative vision, and storytelling. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started.
It was quite the eye openerand i thought i had a pretty good grasp on the beer industry too. Beer wars dvd by anat baron by norman adami and anat baron. Brewed in america, is an eyeopening, funny and righteously infuriating documentary by firsttime filmmaker anat baron. Beer wars is a 2009 documentary film about the american beer industry. From your point of view, what was the biggest surprise or shock in researching content for beer wars. Anat baron guides you through a world where brands are no longer in charge. The life and legend of machine gun jack mcgurn and the chicago beer wars. Today is the birthday of filmmaker anat baron, whose beer wars movie started people writing and talking about the beer business, from all sorts of angles, over. Beer wars dvd by anat baron by norman adami and anat. The bigger you are, the more power you have, especially in the business world.
A complete history of organized crime in chicago during prohibition. Anat baron is a producer and director, known for beer wars 2009, a murder on shadow mountain 1999 and takepart live 20. Brewed in america rant i realize that this isn t the sort of topic i usually cover on this blog, so if you couldn t care less about my thoughts on a movie about the american craft brewing industry. The struggle of craft brewers is shown mostly through the eyes of sam. View anat baron s profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. The film was written, produced, narrated, and directed by anat baron, former head of mikes hard lemonade. Filmmaker anat baron s documentary, beer wars, looks at the threetier system of brewer, distributor and seller. Before her introduction to the beer industry, anat was a hollywood producer and development executive. After my rant last spring about the yet to be released movie beer wars, ive been interested in actually seeing it. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover anat s connections. The life and legend of machine gun jack mcgurn and the chicago beer wars of the roaring twenties by richard j. The big brewers brands 2009 brookston beer bulletin.
Her documentary, beer wars, looks at the lobbying machine of the distributors, the strongarming tactics of the corporate brewers, and why craft brewers are afraid to speak out. The struggle of craft brewers is shown mostly through the eyes of sam calagione of dogfish head and rhonda kallman of boston beer company, though other interview subjects range from the ceos at miller and coors to brewery founders, store owners, and lobbyists. Norman adami anat baron roberta baskin jeff becker simon bergson john boehner john bryant betty buck august busch iii august. And if thats not enough, anat is currently writing a book. Director anat baron takes you on a no holds barred exploration of the u. Futurist anat baron is a compelling keynote speaker who moves an audience to action using real life stories with a dash of humor and a spoonful of sugar.
Brewpublic recently asked anat some questions about her movie. Beer wars, a 2009 documentary by anat baron that examines how the big breweries have coopted the market share of many smaller breweries. Consumers are in controlthey have more choices, abundant resources, and higher demands than ever before and what. The chicago food film fest rolled into town about a week ago, and the main saturday night event was a screening of a movie we presumably all know and enjoy, that being beer wars by anat baron. Beer lovers eager to learn the facts about their favorite brew are invited to follow filmmaker anat baron as she takes an insiders look at americas highly competitive hops industry.
As a paean to the craft and business i love artisinal beer beer wars is a valentine. Beer wars news newspapers books scholar jstor june 2019 learn how and when to. Anat baron, documentary filmmaker, beer wars, talks to mr. Anat baron, former general manager of mikes hard lemonade, decided to find out why. With her entertaining documentary, anat baron ushers viewers into the backrooms and breweries of the ultracompetitive beer industry and reveals what it takes for independent brewers to compete with the. Interview with beer wars director anat baron miami new times. With her entertaining documentary, anat baron ushers viewers into the backrooms and breweries of the ultra competitive beer industry and reveals what it takes for independent brewers to compete with the. Baron leveraged her experience to expose the inner workings of the male dominated beer industry in her smart and thought provoking documentary film beer wars, which will be released. If the trailer and buzz for the film are any indication, baron has put together an awesome documentary in beer wars. It focuses on the struggle between the dominating corporate businesses of anheuserbusch, miller brewing company, coors brewing company, and the smaller independent businesses of craft beers such as dogfish head brewery, the boston beer.379 156 288 253 945 1422 1309 1235 1236 1522 1126 784 246 466 1576 1118 1088 202 404 1395 104 782 1184 676 875 1051 1234 1551 440 60 559 568 632 422 251 1038 1187 678 1371 525 1365 1263 836 352 1130