Next Goal Wins
UK, 2014, documentary, 93 min, dir: Mike Brett, Steve Jamison
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 6:30PM | The Bookshelf in Guelph
When the American Samoan national soccer team lost to Australia 31-0, these tiny islands crash-landed into last place in the FIFA world rankings. Despite having not won an official match for more than a decade, the team’s love of soccer and American Samoan pride sustain them as they train for the next World Cup.
Canada, 2013, documentary, 5 min
Eleven-year- old Faith Walker recounts her experiences playing in a previously all-boys’ hockey league, with advice from 2014 Canadian Olympian Jenn Wakefield.
Canada, 2014, documentary, 13 min
Meet the men and women who battle their own circumstances and the perceptions of otherswhen they represent Canada at the 2014 Homeless World Cup in Santiago, Chile.