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Spanish Movie at the 2019 Sister Cities World Cinema Series
August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
directed by Javier Fesser (2018, Spain). A basketball coach is sentenced to community service, forced to work with a team of intellectually-disabled players that have never touched a ball before. Through their innocence, tenderness and plenty of good humor, they will teach Marco about the things that really matter. They are the true Champions of Life.
Spain’s foreign-language Oscar submission at the 91st Academy Awards (it was not nominated). The film won three Goya Awards, including Best Film, Best New Actor (Jesús Vidal), and Best Original Song (“Este es el momento”, by Coque Malla).
IMPORTANT: FREE admission. Spanish with English subtitles.