THE LAST OUT
Film poster for "The Last Out" with baseball player in blue shirt and red hat.
THE LAST OUT
Film poster for "The Last Out" with baseball player in blue shirt and red hat.
Three Cuban baseball players leave their families and risk exile to chase their dreams of playing in the Major Leagues

THE LAST OUT

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SPECIAL JURY MENTION BEST NEW DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR - Tribeca Film Festival | GRAND JURY PRIZE DOCUMENTARY - Florida Film Festival

Sports • Cuban/U.S. Relations • Sports Economics • Legacies of Slavery • Immigration • Migrant Trail

Date of Completion: 2021 | Run Time: 84 minutes​​ | Language: English & Spanish with English & Spanish subtitles | Captions: Yes | Includes: Transcript & Study Guide (Coming Soon) | Directors: Sami Khan & Michael Gassert | Producer(s): Jonathan Miller, Michael Gassert & Sami Khan

Fleeing their homeland, three Cuban baseball players arrive in Costa Rica to showcase their skills for pro scouts. But when one of them is cut by their ruthless agent and evicted from the apartment, the others must decide if they can still trust the agent or if they should take the dangerous migrant trail north to the United States. Told with rawness and urgency, THE LAST OUT tells the very human story of people caught between countries who want nothing more than to make a better life for their families. Set against the backdrop of the dangerous Central American migrant trail, the film offers a rare window into the dark side of professional sports.

Awards Radar | Shane Slater
“Taking audiences on an eventful journey, The Last Out is an eye-opening example of the intersection of sports, geopolitics and individual liberty.”

POV Magazine | Pat Mullen
The Last Out is an invigorating and eye-opening portrait of the love for the game one needs to succeed, but, more significantly, a revealing snapshot of the challenges immigrants face in pursuing the American dream.”

WHATCULTURE | Motzie Dapul
2020's Most Unexpectedly Harrowing Documentary You Need To Watch
“The story of the charismatic Happy Oliveros, the admirable Victor Baró, and the fiery Carlos O. González is one that deserves to be seen by the world, to shine a light on the desperate fight of millions of immigrants in search of a better life.”

THE WORD | Gregory Morris
“...the film is a cinematic medley of history, personal histories, traditions, culture and politics, all superbly crafted together so that audiences will feel that they are flies-on-the-wall for the entire length of a film shot in dazzling cinéma vérité style.”

MEDIUM | Brad Schreiber
“...[The Last Out is] a memorable entry in the canon of docs on immigration.”

Midwest Film Journal | Evan Dossey
The Last Out humanizes the people left behind as detritus in the economic landscape of big sports.”