Havana Curveball is a hero’s journey, a young man’s rite of passage in the transmission of menschkeit over generations, at least three in this story.
The hero’s quest is to heal the world a bit by bringing first world wealth in the manner of baseball equipment to third world impoverished lovers of the game in Cuba.
Happy endings are not assured. Epiphanies are.
Ken is also the editor of Abby Ginzberg’s “Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa” also on screens in the festival.
This is also another opportunity for Bay Area audiences to see Nancy Kates’s “REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG” on a big screen at the Castro Theater and other locations.
See you in the movies!