Yogi Berra Museum and ESPN Team Up For Film Series
Each of the five films featured in the series focuses on a sports event, issue, team, or individual that has shaped the sports world over the last 30 years including the O.J. Simpson saga, homophobia in women’s basketball, the redemption of basketball star Chris Herren, the victimization of Chicago Cubs fan Steve Bartman, and the travails of a Little League team.
The film series is free to students, faculty, and staff with a Montclair State ID. Those without a University ID can reserve a seat for $10 by calling the museum at 973-655-6891.
All films will be shown at 7:00 p.m. and include a guest speaker associated with the film. The Yogi Berra Museum is located on the campus of Montclair State University at 8 Yogi Berra Drive.
January 29 – Unguarded
The redemptive story of former basketball star Chris Herren. With eight-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Hock.
February 26 –June 17, 1994
How the O.J. Simpson saga transfixed America. Speaker TBA
March 4 –Training Rules
The Penn State’s women’s basketball homophobia case. Speaker TBA
March 25 –Catching Hell
The victimization of Chicago Cubs fan Steve Bartman. Speaker TBA
April 19 –Little Big Men
The travails of 1982 Little League stars from a small town in Washington state. Speaker TBA