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The documentary Argentina Futbol Club, directed by Juan Pablo Roubio & Gavin P. Sullivan, will be shown at the Northwest Film Forum on Capitol Hill on June 15 and 16.
Their press release describes the film in this way:
Singing. Shouting. Hysteria. Argentina lives for futbol. The battle between Boca Juniors and River Plate is not just about sports; it is an ever-enduring struggle for identity. In Buenos Aires, historic tensions swell not only between legendary clubs Boca and River but among their intense followers. For these futbol fanatics, the game symbolizes strength, unity, and power in a society beset by stark social and economic divisions. Through a journalistic lens, this film provides an intimate look into Argentina and its beloved sport to reveal an unparalleled passion that reverberates far beyond the pitch. (more…)