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Football for Better or Worse

  • Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

FOOTBALL FOR BETTER OR WORSE

72 Min | Sweden | 2017 | English Subtitles | Directed by Inger Molin | US PREMIERE

FC Rosengård is one of the world's top women’s clubs. But that doesn’t mean everything is easy. This timely documentary explores the inherent struggles of women’s football, following the team through a dramatic year of triumph and loss. Led by new sporting director Therese Sjögran and Brazilian star Marta, the club fights every day to lift the women’s game. Can they win?

PLUS:
I Love Hooligans (short) -- A football hooligan feels unconditional love for his club. However, being gay, he has to hide his identity in order to survive in this world. Directed by Jan-Dirk Bouw

OPENING NIGHT PRESENTED BY SOCIETE GENERALE AND THE AMERICAN-SCANDINAVIAN FOUNDATION

COMPLIMENTARY BEER AFTER SCREENING PROVIDED BY EINSTÖK ÖLGERÐ


TICKET INFO

An ID or Ticket confirmation (printed or on mobile device) is required for all screenings. 


ABOUT EINSTÖK ÖLGERÐ

Located just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle in the fishing port of Akureyri, Iceland, the Einstök Brewery taps the purest water on Earth to create its craft ales. At present, Einstök brews Icelandic White AleIcelandic Arctic Pale AleIcelandic Toasted Porter, the new Wee Heavy Scotch Ale and two seasonal brews: Icelandic Arctic Berry Ale and Icelandic Doppelbock. Visit the Ale Locator and follow Einstök on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

 
 

SOCIETE GENERALE

Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com

 
 

SOUTH BRONX UNITED

Part of the tonight proceeds will go to support South Bronx United, which aims to help youth build character, teamwork, and leadership so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx United strives to promote educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to unite a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals. More info here

 
 

ASF + SCANDINAVIAN HOUSE

Scandinavia House, home to the American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF), presents a wide range of exhibitions, films, concerts, lectures & family programs dedicated to contemporary Nordic culture.Public Transit

Subway: 6 to 33rd Street, 4, 5, 6, 7, or S to 42nd Street/Grand Central Station
Scandinavia House is located four blocks south of Grand Central Station.


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