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.

Opposite Field (2014)


The United States of America and Uganda


Luganda with English subtitles and English




Jay Schapiro

Jay Schapiro

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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