Based on a true story, Extra Innings is a beautiful, powerful family drama that will have you laughing one minute and crying the next! Set against the enchanting backdrop of 1960's Brooklyn, Extra Innings tells the story of David Sabah who is caught between pursing his dream of playing baseball and staying devoted to his Syrian Jewish family that is afflicted with mental illness. Based on the true story of writer and director Albert Dabah.
"Screenwriter and director Albert Dabah (Dabah also stars in the film as David's father and shared directing duties with Brian Dillinger) mines his own life experiences and his years working as a social worker to give the film a marked emotional authenticity." - Mike Fishman, Independent Film Now
Directed by Albert Dabah
United States, 2020
Drama, Coming of Age, Sports, American History, Jewish Culture