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Ghost Player Documentary Selected for the Naperville Independent Film Festival 07.24.09
Ghost Player: Relive the Magic, a film by local filmmaker, Joe Scherrman and DreamCatcher Production has been selected as a featured documentary in the Naperville Independent Film Festival. http://www.naperfilmfest.org/ The mission of the Illinois Festival is to encourage filmmakers of all ages to create and distribute films that entertain, inspire, and stir the human spirit.
Festival to be held September 19–26, 2009. Scherrman has been asked to participate in a question and answer session with the audience after the film is shown.
The heart-warming, yet comical, documentary was broadcast on Iowa Public Television and Iowa World Public Television stations during the month of July. Broadcasts are pending on other national and international channels.
Besides producing the movie Scherrman joined forces with Suzie Wright of Bally Hoo Creations to edit Travels with Ghosts and Other Tales. This newly released book celebrates the Ghost Players and the Field of Dreams, and was commissioned as a companion to the documentary. The book is a melding of historic images and musing of the players, the families, and fans of the Ghost Players and SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) contributors.
For more information about the Ghost Player, the documentary, or the book check out www.ghostplayer.us or call Joe Scherrman at 563.587.8161.