World Football Film Festival  {Presented by Denver Film Society & America SCORES Denver}

World Football Film Festival
Presented by Denver Film Society & America SCORES Denver

The Denver Film Society & America SCORES Denver, in conjunction with Three Lions and SOCCER ELECTRIC, are proud to announce the first annual World Football Film Festival to be held June 5 - 8. The festival will feature a diverse mix of 8-10 soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries. The Festival will open with the documentary Next Goal Wins and a Black Cleat Affair, a benefit screening for America SCORES Denver. America SCORES Denver inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world through daily programming which combines soccer, poetry and service-learning.

"The upcoming 2014 World Cup in Brazil presents a unique opportunity to bring together the soccer communities of Denver," says Denver Film Society Executive Director Tom Botelho. "Seeing all the action and excitement on the big screen with this slate of films is something that we, along with our partners, are proud to help bring to the Sie FilmCenter."

Important dates:
May 20: Full program announced & tickets on sale to the public
June 5: Opening Night Black Cleat Affair for America SCORES Denver
June 16-20: Summer SOCCER and a MOVIE Kickoff Camp. To register, visit http://www.soccerelectric.com/-register

Tickets to individual films will cost $12 for the public, $10 for Denver Film Society members. Tickets to the Black Cleat Affair Fundraiser and Opening Night will cost $90, with proceeds benefiting American SCORES Denver.

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Sponsors:

Films and Events in Program...

  • WFFF: Next Goal Wins

    WFFF: Next Goal Wins

    USA , 2014 , 97 min. June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. BLACK CLEAT AFFAIR - Opening Night Film! Thursday June 5th at 7... more
  • WFFF: The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus

    WFFF: The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus

    USA , 2012 , 72 min.
    Director: Alexandre O. Philippe Octopus as oracle? So say believers in Paul the psychic cephalopod, who correctly predicted the winners of eight 2010 World Cup matches. Director Alexandre O. Philippe (The People vs. George Lucas) explores Paul’s rise to celebrity status.... more
  • WFFF: Pelada

    WFFF: Pelada

    2010 , 90 min. June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens Saturday June 7th at 3:15pm. Away from professio... more
  • WFFF: The Damned United

    WFFF: The Damned United

    2009 , 97 min. June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens Saturday June 7th at 5:30pm Director Tom Hooper'... more
  • WFFF: The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

    WFFF: The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

    United Kingdom , 1939 , 86 min. June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens Saturday June 7th at 7:45pm. Arsenal are about t... more
  • WFFF: Victory

    WFFF: Victory

    USA , 1981 , 116 min.
    Director: John Huston June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens Saturday June 7th at 9:30pm. In World War II, a ... more
  • WFFF: The Beautiful Game

    WFFF: The Beautiful Game

    2014 , 84 min.
    Director: Victor Buhler June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens June 8th at 4:30pm. The Beautiful Game is... more
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