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Soccer City

Life and soccer in township South Africa during the first ever FIFA World Cup in Africa.

Overview

Genre
Sports, Social Issues, Society, Portrait, and Foreign Worlds
Synopsis

Race. Class. Poverty. Faith. Hope. Soccer. With soccer in township South Africa and the first ever FIFA World Cup in Africa as a lens, witness the ongoing transition from apartheid South Africa within a township largely misunderstood even by South Africans. Soccer City is a collection of profiles of five individuals born and raised in the oldest and most notorious of South Africa’s townships, Alexandra, locally knows as ‘Alex.’

Stage
finished
Running time
61 minutes

Credits

  • Nick Fitzhugh ... Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Art Director
  • Pete Muller ... Cinematographer, Associate Producer
  • Kelela Mizanekristos ... Music Supervisor
  • Arthur Hurley ... Editor
  • Daniel Magnani ... Sound Mix
  • Richard Humphries ... Sound Mix

Production Details

Prod. Co.
redfitz productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
2010
Locations
South Africa

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Festivals
Green Mountain Film Festival
Distribution
National Geographic Channel International
Language
English, Zulu
Subtitles
English

Photos

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