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La Pelota de Fútbol

A latin boy, a Moroccan boy and a Spanish girl want to play football together but their parents don't let them to relate to each other.

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The film was shot in the multicultural neighborhood of Lavapiés, (Madrid). The production of The Football has been a collaborative experience with professionals from 17 different nationalities, that are currently living in Madrid, including people from: Spain, Morocco, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Ecuador, El Salvador, Colombia, Perú, Isarel, Senegal, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, England and France. Shooting this film has been for all team, a very, very enriching experience! Working with children has its complications, but a great advantage too, adults behave like adults.
racism immigration sports




Copyright © 2009 Laura González

Previous screenings

18 Nov – 27 Nov | London, United Kingdom
5 Jan – 7 Jan | La Pedrera, Uruguay
25 Jun – 30 Jun | Sassari, Italy

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