Spy Behind Home Plate

I found it mesmerizing and can't think of another public figure whose biography contains so many surprises and revelations.

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The Spy Behind Home Plate

Award-winning filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells the real story of Moe Berg, major league baseball player-turned-spy. In this first ever feature-length documentary about the enigmatic 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 spying for the OSS during WWII, Berg’s improbable story is told with rare historical footage and revealing interviews with family and an All-Star roster from the worlds of history, sports and spycraft.
Genre
Documentary, Jewish Culture, Spy/Espionage, Sport, Baseball
Runtime
101
Language
English
Director
Aviva Kempner
FEATURED REVIEW
Nick Schager, The Daily Beast

Iron Man and Captain America may dominate the domestic box office, but for the story of a real patriotic hero, look no further than 'The Spy Behind Home Plate,' director Aviva Kempner’s fleet, comprehensive and altogether inspiring documentary about Morris “Moe” Berg.

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