Boys Of Summer
Director: Keith Aumont
2010, Curaçao / USA
English and Papiamentu, with English subtitles
Documentary feature / 93 minutes
It’s the eighth year running that Curaçao’s young baseball heroes have qualified for the Little League World Series. In order to reach that far, the team from the tiny Caribbean island have had to defeat regional giants like Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. But they are up against their nemesis, the powerful Team Japan. Manager Vernon Isabella must use all his talent as a coach and counsellor to prepare the underdogs for their big day.
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Keith Aumont is the director of two previous short films, American Exquisite and Joint Custody. Boys of Summer is his first feature.
Fri 23 Sept 12.00pm + Sun 02 Oct 12.00pm, MovieTowne