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Base to Base, Borough to Borough: Baseball in NYC with Ed Randall
Maysles Cinema
New York, NY
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Base to Base, Borough to Borough: Baseball in NYC with Ed Randall
With Ed Randall (radio host/ baseball genius) moderating, this one night screening and discussion features clips from all the teams of NY, the Dodgers, the Yankees, the Mets and more!  Wear your jackets, wear your ballcaps and bring your mitts and baseball cards, get ready to trade to talk to trash talk and to show everyone your swing!
Directors Rob Perri and Dugan Beach in attendance!

Co-sponsored by Bat for the Cure. http://www.batforthecure.org/

Films:

I'm Keith Hernandez
Dir. Rob Perri, 2009, 20 minutes
Part baseball documentary, part anti drug film, part socio-political satire, I'm Keith Hernandez utilizes a version of Hernandez life as a vehicle to discuss how male identity is shaped by TV/film, sports, advertising, and pornography.
By examining the aforementioned types of media in conjunction with Lacan's "Mirror Theory", a clearer picture of masculinity emerges. As part of this discourse, the physical attribute of the mustache is explored as a symbol of male virility. Other topics include the Iran/Contra Affair and the resulting "Crack Explosion", celebrity obsessed culture, and the subtleties of children's television programming.
Director Rob Perri in attendance.

Wolf Ticket
Dir. Dugan Beach, 2009, 9 min.
Dock Ellis again! This time, Ellis recounts the infamous details surrounding his ongoing feud with Reggie Jackson in the 1970s. Pitching (while drunk on vodka) during an all-star game, Ellis gave up a massive home run to Jackson. When something else Reggie did got Dock's goat, Dock resorted to beaming him in the head in a subsequent game (here, he boldly confesses to being upset that he only broke Jackson's glasses and not his jaw).
Winner "Best Film 2009" at the Baseball Film Festival.
Director Dugan Beach in attendance.

Plus Clips from Dem Bums: The History of the Brooklyn Dodgers and A Man Named Mays

Ed Randall- host of the radio program "Ed Randall's Talking Baseball" - will moderate the screening and discussion.  


Part of the ongoing series Jock Docs, bringing you the best in sports documentaries every month. Curated by Laura Coxson.

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Location

Maysles Cinema
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
United States


Categories

Film > Movies
Sports > Baseball

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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