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Futbolistas 4 Life FILM

CHECK out this awesome film about soccer, local students, and a great futbol teacher here in the Bay. You can see the rough cut of this film and other's about women in sports by going to this event at The Parkway Theater in Oakland

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
7:00 pm
The New Parkway Theater
Oakland, CA

DESCRIPTION:
Futbolistas 4 Life is a half-hour documentary that follows the lives of two Oakland youth with immigrant roots as they navigate life challenges and take solace in a sport that lets them put their worries on the sidelines.
The film begins in 2012 and follows April and Ben – two students who are in the Futbolistas soccer club at Life Academy High School in Oakland’s Fruitvale district. As we get to know these teens, we see how playing with the Futbolistas gives them a sense of community and psychological relief. Each is seeking refuge in the sport for a different reason, and striving to excel against the odds. MORE INFO HERE.

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