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Exploring Jewish Film #3: The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)

Monday, December 3, 2018 at 10:00 am

Owings Mills JCC Morstein Performa
$20/member; $25/guest

With Professor Daniel Marcus from Goucher College.

Watch a feature-length movie with fellow cinephiles and participate in an enlightening discussion on the craft of cinema led by an expert. Light kosher snacks included.

Expand your appreciation of documentary film with this story of an extraordinary baseball player who transcended ethnic and religious prejudice to become a hero for all Americans. As America’s first Jewish baseball star, Hank Greenberg helped break down the barriers of discrimination in sports and society and was a beacon of hope to millions of American Jews who faced bigotry during the Depression. Professor Marcus guides our exploration of the ins and outs of documentary filmmaking through this fascinating social history.