Thinking Football Film Festival 2017

March 2017 saw the fifth edition of the Thinking Football Film Festival with eleven feature-length films (ten documentaries and one work of fiction) and five shorts from all over the world, including Iceland, Brazil, the UK, Belgium, the USA, Italy and Spain. Among the guests at this 2017 edition were the ex-footballer from New York Cosmos, Santiago Formoso; the protagonist of last year’s winning film, Sunakali Budha; the ex-Celtic striker, Georgios Samaras, and the ex-player Thomas Hiltzslperger. Hiltzslperger talked with the attendees about football and homophobia after the showing of the winning film at this year’s festival, the English film, “The Pass” (2016, Ben A. Williams).

  • Date
    March 13- 28
  • No. of movies
    18
  • Official Poster