We Believe: A Relationship That Lasts a Lifetime

A film by John Scheinfeld

“We Believe” is the first theatrical documentary to be fully authorized by the Cubs and was produced with complete cooperation of MLB and the MLB Player’s Association. Director John Scheinfeld will be introducing the film and doing a Q&A after the screening.

From the Director of THE U.S. vs. JOHN LENNON comes a new documentary film celebrating the extraordinary love affair between a great city, Chicago, and its baseball team, the Cubs.

About hope, faith and Cubs fans, it is a smart, thought-provoking, uplifting, powerful and passionate film that is as much about people and heart as it is about baseball.

Featured in the film are Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Bob Costas, Bob Costas, Francis Cardinal George, the Archbishop of Chicago, Dennis Franz (“NYPD Blue”), Jeff Garlin (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), legendary Blues musician Buddy Guy, Hugh Hefner, Bonnie Hunt, Joe Mantegna, Bud selig, Commissioner of Baseball, George Will and others talking about their love for the Cubs and the city of Chicago. Also featured are current Cubs stars Ryan Dempster, Derrek Lee, Ted Lilly Ryan Theriot, manager Lou Piniella and Cubs legends Ernie Banks, Ryne Sandberg, Ron Santo and Billy Williams. The film is narrated by Gary Sinise.

WE BELIEVE also boasts a cool soundtrack featuring songs by Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire, Steve Goodman, Paul McCartney, Plain White T’s, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen and the Umphrey’s McGee.

The movie is overflowing with rare and never-before seen audio/visual material. Among the many treasures is the first known motion picture footage of a Cubs game from 1909, color footage of a 1938 World Series game at Wrigley and the first-known film to be shot in the city of Chicago in 1897 by Thomas Edison.

First and foremost, WE BELIEVE is an entertaining movie, packed with emotion, humor, wonderful human moments and unique insight.

Director John Scheinfeld will be introducing the film and doing a Q&A after the screening.

Tickets are $10 if purchased in advance and $12 the day of the screening. Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets at the link below.


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104 mins

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