Team Gaza

Frederick Mansell, Laurens Samsom Long documentary - 2016 - 84 min.
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In the Gaza Strip, a small walled territory where war is raging every other year, four soccer players are looking for happiness. Against the backdrop of destruction, refuse and poverty, they dream of a better future. One tries to flee, the other rebuilds his destroyed house, the third takes up arms and the fourth is trying to make a living as a barber. Together, they have one place where they can forget about their struggles: the soccer pitch. This documentary provides an intimate portrait of life in a territory that has been ruling the global headlines for decades.


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Netherlands