Football Film Festival Myanmar

We teamed up with our friends at Football United to curate a Football and Peace Film Festival to be screened as part of a week of football, peace building activities in remote communities in conflict areas in Kayin State near the Thai-Myanmar border.

Football United Myanmar Director, Dr. Tun Aung Shwe joined the opening night of our first of Festival at Parramatta's Riverside Theatres in 2015, and was blown away with short film The Other Side, about a boy living close to the dividing wall between Israel and Palestine. 

We recently joined the team in Myanmar to see the football programs, finalise the schedule and to procure generators and projectors! The countdown is on. 

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Session 3 Update

A few weeks out, and we've had to make a late change to the line-up. We're pleased to announce Geraldinos will feature in Session 3 of the Festival on Saturday June 10. 

Geraldinos is a story of change, and those affected by change, told through the Maracanã. 

Maracanã was built for the first World Cup in Brazil in 1950 and initially had a democratic space called “General”. 

With the stadium reform for the 2014 World Cup, the “General” was extinguished and replaced with more comfortable - and more expensive - seating arrangements.

Geraldinos tells the story of "this crime against Brazilian popular culture". 

Hope to see you there! Tickets here. 

Football Film Festival: Brazil Edition

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We're please to announce our Brazil Edition, in partnership with CINEfoot.

With Seleção descending on Melbourne in June to play arch-rivals Argentina and the Socceroos, we decided to look beyond the shiny swoosh and daily outrage to tell the story of Brazil through football film with our friends from CINEfoot.

Over 3 sessions we’ll explore the influence of colonialism and migration, design, oppression and freedom, media, technology and globalization. We’ll invite some of Australia’s finest speakers to add an Australian twist.

Session Information

11.30AM Session 1: The Origin Miller & Fried: Birth of Football’s Nation

2.00PM Session 2: The Hero Pelé: Birth of a Legend

4.20PM Session 3: The Future: Geraldinhos

 

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