Question: What do you get when you screen a film about a Humboldt Park kickball league, shot in part in local bars, at the Portage Theater, the proud new owner of a liquor license? Answer: fire twirlers, a marching band, go-go dancers, and lots of drinking. We sent our photographer to the premiere of Left Field Thursday. Browse our photos below, then read more about the film’s gripping back story in this week’s Reader.

Photography: Megan Dodge