The film records intimate and raw conversations with fellow Black Pittsburgh writers as they all simultaneously reach fame. At times heartfelt, haunting, and often hilarious, Introducing Brian Broome brings together artistic writing greats all living in the same town, mostly all friends. It examines what it means to be a Black writer living in the rustbelt today. What it means to suddenly be on the literary map, a map for which you’ve drawn the boundaries. A true indie film experience about one of America’s newest writing greats!
Runtime: 102 minutes
Release Date 2022-05-21
Tagline: Introducing Brian Broome is a documentary by filmmaker Chris Ivey featuring Brian Broome, winner of the 2021 Kirkus Prize for nonfiction for Punch Me Up to the Gods.