OPPOSITE FIELD

OPPOSITE FIELD

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WORLD PREMIERE Jay Shapiro’s classic underdog sports story follows a baseball team with a dream. In its nearly 70-year history, the Little League World Series has never hosted a team from Africa. Ugandan coach George Mukhobe, mentoring his preteen players with a deep love and respect for America’s pastime, hopes to change that. Filmed over three years, this winning film captures the team as they encounter truly unexpected ups and downs in their quest to make history.

Filmmaker is expected to be in person for both screenings.

Director: JAY SHAPIRO
Producer: Nick Goldfarb and Krista Saponara
Cinematographer: Jason Krangel
Editor: Jay Shapiro
Language: English, Luganda
Country: USA
Year: 2014