FILMS + EVENTS
93 MIN | DENMARK | 2014 | Directed by Kasper Barfoed
In 1992, the Danish national team had failed to qualify for the European Championship in Sweden. The players were already on holiday when they were called up in their summer residences with a surprising message: Yugoslavia was disqualified because of the war, and the Danes were set to replace them. The rest is history.
67 MIN | EL SALVADOR | 2010 | Directed by Gerardo Muyshondt, Carlos Moreno
While a bloody civil war rages at home, El Salvador’s national team travels to Spain for the 1982 World Cup -- one of only two World Cup tournaments the nation has ever qualified for.
93 MIN | US + MEXICO | Directed by Chris Cashman
Club Frontera tells the story of Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles (Xolos), a Liga MX club founded in 2007 that very quickly has had a dramatic impact on the city of Tijuana, Mexico. Players, fans, and political figures from both sides of the USA-Mexico border share their personal stories as “Xolos” make a run to the 2012 Liga MX Championship, unifying and rejuvenating the city.
49 MIN | GERMANY | Directed by Corinna Hackenbroch
Every time the World Cup comes around, one thing is guaranteed: Fans around the globe will go crazy for Panini stickers. This documentary talks to collectors and football stars, historians and people from the industry about the business, obsession, and desperate to complete the sticker album.