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INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM FOCUSES ON MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, HISPANIC AND IMMIGRATION ISSUES.
CAMERON PARK, CALIFORNIA, January 27, 2014 – The new feature length baseball themed drama THE MENDOZA LINE will be screened on February 22 at 3 pm as part of the VIVA Latino Film Festival New York City. The screening will take place at theANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES 32 2nd Ave NY, NY 10003. See www.vlff.com for more information about the festival.
Writer/Director Nathan Kaufman and lead actor Juan Carlos Arenas will be in New York City from 2/19-2/23 and are available for media interviews.
The movie centers around Ricardo Perez, a low round draft pick struggling through his third year in A-ball as a back-up catcher, barely hitting above The Mendoza Line (.200). His marriage is on the rocks and since he was brought to the United States as a child, his status as an undocumented immigrant is a constant weight on his young shoulders.
REVIEWERS AND JOURNALISTS CAN PREVIEW THE MOVIE ON-LINE BY REQUEST.