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Reel Connections Film Festival – Next Goal Wins

Reel Connections Film Festival – Next Goal Wins

Presented by BEMAC, G20 Reel Connections Film Festival showcases a collection of topical films from selected participating G20 nations with nine evenings of world cinema in the three weeks leading up to the Leader’s Summit.

Film Synopsis:

American Samoa’s soccer team is an international laughing stock. Losers who haven’t won a single game in 10 years, they are desperate to gain the support and pride of their nation.

When fiery maverick Thomas Rongen flies in from the US to coach them for their World Cup 2014 qualifying matches, what he finds is a shambles. But underneath their unpolished exteriors lies a fighting spirit and a hunger to win that gives him, and his team, fresh hope…

A heart-warming and life-affirming film about the triumph of the underdog and the human spirit, NEXT GOAL WINS is a sure-fire winner.

Festivals/Awards: Tribeca Film Festival

Director: Steve Jamison, Mike Brett

Producer: Kristian Brodie, Steve Jamison

Proudly supported by the Queensland Government as part of the G20 Cultural Celebrations.

Event Snapshot

Dates: Thursday 6 November
Time: 9:00pm to 10:35pm
Duration: 93 min
Tickets: free event
Address: Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Artist website: nextgoalwinsmovie.com