The Spy Behind Home Plate

Award-winning filmmaker Aviva Kempner (The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg) tells the real story of Moe Berg, major league baseball player-turned-spy. In this first ever documentary about the enigmatic Moe Berg, Kempner again focuses her camera on a little-known Jewish hero—from the streets of Newark to five major league teams during baseball’s Golden Age to his secret life working for the OSS in WWII. Amazingly, he departs his baseball career for a mission to Germany so as to infiltrate Nazi Germany. (96 mins)