NMAJH Presents Summer Baseball Cinema Series


To commemorate one of America’s favorite pastimes, The National Museum of American Jewish History is presenting “Classics & Crackerjacks,” a summer cinema series that will feature family films and classics of the genre. The program is a part of the museum’s Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American special exhibition on view through October 26th.

The screenings will take place Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm, at the museum’s Dell Theater throughout the month of July with opening remarks by Carrie Rickey, film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Admission is $5 per person. See the full list of films in the series below, or visit the NMAJH website for more information.

The Natural (USA, 1984, 134 minutes) – July 9th

Bull Durham (USA, 1988, 108 minutes) – July 16th

A League of Their Own (USA, 1992, 128 minutes) – July 23rd

Field of Dreams (USA, 1989, 107 minutes) – July 30th

The National Museum of American Jewish History – Dell Theater
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Admission: $5

Author: Jill Malcolm

Jill is happiest attending midnight screenings with other crazy film fans at her local theater. Her other passions include reading, traveling to faraway places, cat videos, pugs, and jalapeño peppers. She is co-founder of the blog Filmhash.

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