Documentary, Drama, Sport, History
SynopsisSTREETBALL is a spirited and poignant documentary that tells the stories of South Africa?s 2008 Homeless World Cup soccer team. The Homeless World Cup is an annual soccer tournament that draws teams from over 56 countries comprised of homeless and the excluded. The South African squad is comprised of ex-convicts, former gangsters, orphans and recovering drug addicts that band together to represent their country, proving that no one is beyond redemption.
STREETBALL is a story of hope, resilience and the human spirit.
WINNER - Van Gough Award-Best Sports Film - Amsterdam Film Festival
WINNER - Audience Award- Newburyport Documentary Film Festival
Official Selection - Best Political Documentary - Action on Film International Film Festival
Official Selection - Best Documentary Feature - Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood
Official Selection - Best International Subject - Eugene International Film Festival
Official Selection - Best African American Spotlight Film - Jacksonville Film Festival