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Watch List: Play Ball!

As Yogi Berra famously said, "Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too." And if you're like us here at Hot Docs, you love that the start of summer means the start of baseball season. Dust off your gloves, throw some hot dogs on the BBQ, and then come down to the Cinema for a cold one to enjoy with this selection of beloved baseball classics, inspired by the wise and talented Yogi Berra as featured in It Ain't Over. There are no fouls on this list; only home runs. 
Series runs May 28 - June 5

Sunday, May 28, 6:45 PM

a woman playing baseball

A League of Their Own

Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna and Rosie O'Donnell round the bases in this classic baseball film that tells the groundbreaking story of an all-female baseball league.
  • D: Penny Marshall
  • USA
  • 1992
  • 128 min
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Tuesday, May 30, 4:00 PM

a man standing in front of a corn field

Field of Dreams

An Iowa farmer is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. He begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a baseball diamond.
  • D: Phil Alden Robinson
  • USA
  • 1989
  • 107 min
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Saturday, June 3, 2:15 PM

a group of adults and children in baseball uniforms

The Bad News Bears

Hard-drinking, ex-minor-league hopeful Morris Buttermaker attempts to whip a group of misfit and outcast little-leaguers into playing shape as a last shot at his fading glory.
  • D: Michael Ritchie
  • USA
  • 1976
  • 102 min
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