Tumbleweed Pictures presents a documentary about racism, segregation and civil rights in America, told through the lives of the Negro League baseball players.
Queen City Film Festival (NJ)
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Roy W. Dean
2020 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the founding of The Negro Leagues. Join us in celebrating these Civil Rights Trailblazers.
Directed by Lauren Meyer
Emmy Nominated Director
"Spartanburg will never be the same! The film was truly amazing! "
Luther Norman, Youth Sports Bureau
"extraordinarily moving and shapes the first half of the 20th century expertly. I laughed, learned, and cried my way through it. I thoroughly enjoyed The Other Boys of Summer."
H. Michael Harvey - author of Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance
"I’d highly recommend that other teams and communities consider this opportunity to share the Negro Leagues history and embark on a social and cultural conversation that’s more relevant today than ever."
Charley Frank, Executive Director, Reds Community Fund
"The film is also a story of hope: of our nation struggling to become more of who we are meant to be united in our diversity."
Joe Marx, - Director, Program Communications & Partnerships - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
"We are using storytelling to get us to understand each other’s stories and contributions. Highly recommend The Other Boys of Summer."
Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri - Partner, CHRO - TPG
"I'm still on a high from the private screening of "The Other Boys of Summer" that our The NETwork National team held today...it was food for my soul."
Latya Taylor - AT&T