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American Zionist Movement
Phone
212-318-6100
Email
azm@azm.org

Date

Sep 08 2019

Time

7:15 pm

“Heading Home” NYC Premiere Screening

The American Zionist Movement is proud to present a special NYC Premiere Screening of “Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel” as they competed in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

Zionists in America can unite – across Right, Center and Left FIELD – around our “national pastime” in Israel.

Sunday, September 8, 2019
Doors: 6:45PM | Showtime: 7:15PM

The film will be followed by Q&A, photos & autographs with Jewish MLB/Yankees legend Ron Blomberg, Director Jeremy Newberger and the “Mensch on a Bench”.

Quad Cinema
34 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011 (between 5th & 6th Avenues)

To purchase tickets, please fill out the form below*.

*Tickets are non-refundable

If you have any questions, please contact Alicia Post at apost@azm.org, or call: 212.318.6100 ext 6947.

ABOUT THE FILM

Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel is the David-and-Goliath story of Israel’s national baseball team as it competes for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. After years of crushing defeats, Israel finally ranks among the world’s best in 2017. Its roster includes many Jewish-American major leaguers, most with a tenuous relationship to Judaism, barely any ever having set foot in Israel. Their odyssey takes them from the Holy Land where they are hailed as modern-day Maccabees to the tournament in South Korea where they must debunk their reputations as has-beens and wannabes. The connection to Israel that the players forge pushes them to unexpected heights as they represent the country on the world stage.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/GmILVsxSKEs
Duration: 86 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Director: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger
Cast: Ike Davis, Josh Zeid, Ryan Lavarnway, Cody Decker, Jonathan Mayo
Official US Website – www.MenemshaFilms.com

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