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


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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

Production years

2010

Locations

South Africa

Distribution Details

Release year

2011

Festivals

Green Mountain Film Festival

Distribution

National Geographic Channel International

Language

English, Zulu

Subtitles

English