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19-26 September

Opposite Field

Opposite Field

In its nearly 70 years history, the Little League World Series has never hosted a team from Africa. Ugandan coach George Mukhobe mentoring his pre-teen players with a deep love and respect for America’s pastime- hopes to change that.

Title:

Opposite Field

Director:

Jay Schapiro

Year of Release:

2014

Region:

The United States of America and Uganda

Language:

Luganda with English subtitles and English

Type / Genre:

Documentary Feature

Runtime:

73 minutes

Rating:

GA

Show Times:

Wed 21 Sept, 1.00pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 7
Fri 23 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne Tobago
Sun 25 Sept, 10.30am, MovieTowne POS Screen 8

 

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director

Jay Schapiro

Jay Shapiro is an avid baseball fan and filmmaker. He studied documentary and film production at Clark University. He was awarded a fellowship by the Anton Group to produce a documentary in Ghana entitled Like Me, I am Here. He also worked in the film industry on projects such as The F Word, The Final Season, Vintage Baseball and Baseball Discovered. Jay has also written three screenplays, including a biopic of Josh Gibson.

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