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Directed by Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger
United States, 2023
In 2021, Israel’s baseball team compete d in the Olympics for the first time. With no media allowed in Tokyo’s Olympic Village, the players record their own experiences. Mostly newly minted Israelis, they log unexpected battles against anti - Semitism and anti - Zionism . Victory for Israel comes on t he playing field, even if not on the podium. Israel Swings for Gold follows the 2018 hit Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel , about Israel’s Cinderella run at the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
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