Film lineup for Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival in NY

w680The 5th annual Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival will take place Tuesday, June 18, through Friday, June 21, at the Tribeca Cinemas in downtown New York City.

FILM LINEUP

Tuesday, June 18
Les Rebelles du Foot (Football Rebels), dir. by Gilles Perez and Gilles Rof — At a time when business seems to be corrupting our relationship with sport, the indomitable Éric Cantona introduces us to five footballers who’ve managed to resist: Mekloufi, Sócrates, Pasic, Caszely, and Drogba. WATCH TRAILER & GET TICKETS »

Wednesday, June 19
Mundial. The Highest Stakes, dir. by Micha? Bielawski — The untold story of Poland’s incredible 3rd-place finish at the 1982 World Cup, at a time when their nation was under martial law. WATCH TRAILER & GET TICKETS »

Thursday, June 20
3 Millones, dir. by Jaime Roos and Yamandu Roos — A joyous documentary about the iconic Uruguayan musician Jaime Roos and his son, Yamandu, who reunite to embark on a “relentless journey” to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with the Uruguayan national team. WATCH TRAILER & GET TICKETS »

Friday, June 21
Tim Cahill: The Unseen Journey, dir. by Steven Sander — Before he joined the New York Red Bulls, Tim Cahill was the centerpiece of the Australian national team. This documentary reveals his layered personality, an mystical heritage, and the life he leads ahead of what he knows will be the biggest moment of his career: the World Cup. WATCH TRAILER & GET TICKETS »

FUTBOL ARTIST NETWORK ART SHOW

In addition to four nights of great films, K+S will present a soccer-art show in partnership with the Futbol Artist Network, a California-based soccer art collective. Artwork from around the world depicting the many sides of the beautiful game will be on display and for sale at K+S NEW YORK 2013.

COMMUNITY PARTNER: FC HARLEM

K+S will make a contribution to this year’s community partner, FC Harlem, a New York-based community youth development organization using “The World’s Game” as a platform to develop “L.I.O.NS” (Leaders In Our Neighborhoods)™.

For more information on FC Harlem, go to www.fcharlemlions.org or follow them on Twitter @FCHARLEM.

OTHER 2013 DATES & LOCATIONS:

Kicking + Screening Festivals will also take place in Austin, TX (September 7-8) and Portland, OR (October 11-12).

The festival is currently accepting submissions for both locations. The deadline for Austin is July 15, and August 15th for Portland.

To learn more about Kicking + Screening, please visit their website at: http://www.kickingandscreening.com/.

 

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