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Football Under Cover

2008, 35mm, 86:00, Colour








Ayat Najafi, David Assmann

Flying Moon, Assmann GbR

Anne Misselwitz, Niclas Middleton

Hannah Weißgerber, Antje Volkmann

Sylke Rohrlach


Teddy Award, International Film Festival Berlin 2008

Volkswagen Audience Award,

International Film Festival Berlin 2008

Audience Award, Pink Apple, Zürich 2008

Freedom Award, Outfest, Los Angeles 2008

Highest Award, Molise Cinema, Molise 2008

Prix Europa, Best Multicultural

Television Programme of the Year 2009

Marlene, a member of the Berlin team learns about the Iranian female national team through an Iranian friend named Ayat. From this point on, Ayat and Marlene take on the difficult task of organizing a soccer match between the two teams.


Festivals (selection)

International Film Festival Berlin 2008

Hot Docs International Documentary Festival 2008, CanadaTribeca Film Festival 2008, NYC, USA

Silverdocs Film Festival 2008,

USATribeca Film Festival 2008

TLV International Film Festival 2008

11mm Football Film Festival Berlin 2008

Outfest Los Angeles Film Festival 2008

Cines Del Sur Film Festival 2008

Transilvania International Film Festival 2008

Pink Apple Zürich 2008

Molise Cinema 2008

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