We’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of “A League of Their Own” at this year’s festival with three special films!
In Our Own League: The Legacy of “A League of Their Own”
This documentary, produced and directed by Festival Director Patrick Higgs, looks at the legacy of the classic Penny Marshall film “A League Of Their Own” on its 30th anniversary of release. Focusing on the impact the film had in the Southern Indiana region during production, it contains interviews from cast members & extras, and takes a look at the future of the film’s legacy.
Opening Night Celebration
Friday, September 9, 7pm
Victory Theatre (600 Main Street)
A League Of Their Own (1987 documentary)
Meet the real sisters Helen and Margaret Callaghan – “Dottie” and “Kit” – and their teammates who starred in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. Their place was at Home but also at First, Second and Third Base. The film that inspired the major motion picture.
For more information about the film, visit ALeagueOfTheirOwn.net.
Saturday, September 10, 7:15pm
Old National Public Theatre at WNIN (Two Main Street)
A League of Their Own (1992)
The Columbia Pictures feature film starring Tom Hanks and Geena Davis.
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amid their own growing rivalry.
This screening is free and open to the public; a ticket is not required.
Saturday, September 10, 1:00pm
EVPL Central Library (200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.)