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Jewish Film Festival: The Spy Behind Home Plate

Monday, November 11, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm

Aviva Kempner's new film is the first feature-length documentary to tell the real story of Morris "Moe" Berg, the enigmatic and brilliant Jewish baseball player turned spy. Berg caught and fielded in the major leagues during baseball's Golden Age in the 1920s and 1930s. But very few people know that Berg also worked for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), spying in Europe and playing a prominent role in America's efforts to undermine the German atomic bomb program during WWII. THE SPY BEHIND HOME PLATE reveals the life of this unknown Jewish hero through rare historical footage and photographs as well as revealing interviews with an All-Star roster of celebrities and other individuals from the worlds of sports, spycraft, and history. Berg may have had only a .243 batting average during his 15-year major league career, but it was the stats he collected for the OSS that made him a most valuable player to his country during World War II.

USA, 2019, 101 min, Directed by Aviva Kempner, Not Rated, In English

Buy Tickets

Buy a Mensch Pass and get priority seating to all 6 shows and discounted tickets!

Mensch Pass - $118 (All 6 films, First Priority Seating, Doors open 30 minutes early)
Series Pass - $66 (All 6 films, Discounted Admission, 2nd Priority Seating after Mensch Passes) 
Individual Tickets - $12 (3rd Seating)
Group Rates (20 or more) - $1 discount on individual ticket

Passes and individual tickets can be purchased online at www.enzian.orgor in person at Enzian’s box office.  For group inquiries, please contact Veronica Jaramillo at 407-629-1088x235.


Jennifer Cohen


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