364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Description: This tale, based on a true story, reminds us that we should never give up on our dreams. Jim Morris washed out of minor-league baseball and was coaching at a small-town Texas high school when he took his 98-mph. fastball to a Tampa Bay Devil Rays tryout - and ended up making the majors at an age when most pros retire. Starring Dennis Quaid. 2002. 127 mins. Rated G.
Venue Description: As a nonprofit institution offering film education every day of the year, the Jacob Burns Film Center screens first-run independent films, previews, classic films, and documentaries from around the world, while promoting 21st-century literacy and striving to convey the brilliance and power of film. Beyond its theater complex, the center includes the 27,000-square-foot Media Arts Lab, with a fully equipped soundstage, recording studio, 60-seat screening room, and 16 editing suites. More than 150 directors, actors, and scholars address the center's audiences each year. The Burns offers additional instructional programs to students in grades 3-12 and those in college. The Center also provides outreach programs, including Family Films and Matinees for Seniors.
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