CinemaSF, PatchWorks Films, and IFCO Co-present the Theatrical Premiere of HAVANA CURVEBALL at the Hot Stove Baseball Film and Music Festival
THE ROAD TO CUBA IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS…
Havana Curveball is the award-winning, heart-warming, coming-of-age documentary about Cuba, baseball, and a Bar Mitzvah.
It follows an ordinary American teenager who faces extraordinary challenges when he sets his heart on donating equipment to young Cuban baseball players-an act of thanks to the country that gave his grandfather refuge during the Holocaust.
HAVANA CURVEBALL is running for 4 days, February8th – 12, at San Francisco’s Vogue Theater, closing out the Hot Stove Baseball Film and Music Festival on February 8th at 5 pm, and screening the next three nights at 5 & 7 pm.
- Bay Area world of Baseball (Sun. & Mon),
- World Series Trophy Photo Op and Q & A with KNBR baseball radio personality, Marty Lurie (Sun.)
- Youth Activism (Tue.),
- Cuba-with including Bill Hackwell representing IFCO/Pastors for Peace (Wed).
- Baseball without Borders
- Sustainable Sports Travel
- TCI-Jewish Learning Works
- Best Documentary, Boston International Children’s Film Festival
- Special Jury Award, Olympia International Film Festival (Greece),
- School Library Journal, Best of 2014
- Baseball Hall of Fame,
- the Hamburg, Napa, Cleveland, and Havana International Film Festivals
- the San Francisco, Miami, and San Diego Jewish Film Festivals.
“Beautifully lensed…inspirational in the best way, because it shows the world both as it is, and as it could be.” Children’s Film Festival, Seattle