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NLBM TO HOST FREE SCREENING OF “THE OTHER BOYS OF SUMMER”
April 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Film captures the winning spirit of players who overcame adversity to “play ball!”
3:30 pm, Sunday, April 14
1615 E. 18th Street • KCMO
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will host a FREE screening of the powerful and inspirational film, “The Other Boys of Summer!” The critically acclaimed documentary, narrated by legendary actress, Cicely Tyson, and directed by filmmaker Lauren Meyer, is the story of racism, segregation and Civil Rights in America told through the lives of Negro League baseball players who refused to allow that America to kill their love of her National Pastime. The film features exclusive interviews with the men who played alongside of Jackie Robinson.
Q&A session with Meyer and NLBM President, Bob Kendrick, will take place immediately after the film.
For more questions or more information, call (816) 221-1920.