Summer Cinema: A League of Their OwnCategorized as: Sports & Recreation, Theater & Performance
- National Museum of American Jewish History - 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106
- July 23, 2014
- Price: $5
- Phone: (215) 923-3811
- Posted by: nmajh calendar
Join us throughout baseball season for a cinema series filled with baseball classics, documentaries, and family films that examine, commemorate, and celebrate America’s love of the game.
About A League of Their Own (USA, 1992, 128 minutes)
It’s the 1940s and America’s young men are fighting in World War II. Baseball, our favorite pastime, is in trouble. Enter this beloved film based on the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Watch sparks fly as Coach Jimmy Dugan, a faded champ, tries to reign in his sassy players while battling his own shortcomings. Starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna, and Rosie O’Donnell.
With welcoming remarks from longtime film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Carrie Rickey, fun baseball-themed giveaways, and more!