Football Under Cover

2008, 35mm, 86:00, Colour

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.

 

Crew

director

producer

camera

sound

editor

 

Ayat Najafi, David Assmann

Flying Moon, Corinna und Marlene Assmann

Anne Misselwitz, Niclas Middleton

Hannah Weißgerber, Antje Volkmann

Sylke Rohrlach

Awards
 

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

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