Italian program screens baseball documentary

Mar 24, 2018 915

BY: Smruthi Maganti

Baseball has always been a big part of Cleveland culture, and on Wednesday, March 28, students and faculty at Case Western Reserve University have an opportunity to learn more about it. At 7:30 p.m., a “Celebration of Italian American Baseball” will feature a screening of an award-winning documentary, “Italian American Baseball Family,” followed by a Q&A panel with the filmmaker, Roberto Angotti, as well as a panel of baseball historians.

Directed by Angotti, the documentary focuses on the Italian-American experience and how Italians were able to assimilate into American society by one of the nation’s main interests—baseball.

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