Welcome to Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival. Founded in 2009, we are the premier soccer film festival, celebrating the uniting soccer culture communities around the world.
10 THINGS ABOUT K+S
- We have organized 20+ festivals around the globe, including in NYC, London, and Rio.
- Nearly 10,000+ soccer film enthusiasts have attended K+S festivals worldwide.
- K+S has screened 110+ films since its inception including world and North American premieres.
- The Golden Whistle is awarded each year to the best film at K+S New York.
- Special guests at K+S festivals have included such international stars as Youri Djorkaeff, Tony Adams, and Alexi Lalas, and soccer culturati such as writers Simon Kuper and Grant Wahl, social activist Ethan Zohn, and even former FIFA and CONCACAF executive Chuck Blazer.
- The K+S #SoccerSocialHour Series, founded in 2013, is one of the longest running soccer networking events in New York.
- K+S’s digital communities directly connects to 11,000+ soccer film fans globally every year.
- K+S has donated thousands of dollars from festival proceeds to soccer charities and social partners, including Grassroot Soccer, Soccer Without Borders, Coaches Across Continents, America Scores, and more.
- K+S festivals have extended beyond film to include panel discussions, art exhibits, poetry readings, and more.
- 2018 festival locations include NYC; Las Vegas (tent.); Athens, Greece; Santiago, Chile (tent.), and Los Angeles.