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June 9, 2010 at 6:44 PM

Local theater to show documentary on Argentinean soccer

Before the Boca Juniors friendly, I mentioned seeing a documentary on the soccer-mad folk down in Argentina. The film, Argentina Futbol Club, was produced by a pair of local filmmakers, who had a few viewings last month at the Azzurri Vino Bar in Fremont.

Later this month you’ll have a couple chances to see it for yourself (or again if you caught it last month) at a theater in West Seattle. Here’s the release on the upcoming showings.

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ARGENTINA FUTBOL COMES TO THE ADMIRAL THEATER

Documentary Screens June, 25 & 26

The Admiral Theater has World-Cup fever and on Friday, June 25 at 9PM and Saturday, June 26 at 7PM, we are proud to screen, the documentary, Argentina Futbol Club.

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, and the multitude of Futbol Clubs across Argentina. 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.

Argentina Futbol Club was directed by acclaimed Argentine Director Juan Pablo Roubio, and co-written and co-produced by local Seattle filmmaker, Gavin P. Sullivan. Sullivan along with the film’s co-executive producer, Ben Meyerson, will be on hand for

Tickets will be $10.00 for the movie and $20.00 will get you the movie and the DVD. A group rate of $7.00 per ticket will be offered for a block of 20 or more people.

Doors open Friday, June 25th at 8PM prior to the 9PM screening and doors will open at 6PM for the Saturday, 7PM screening. Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/115912

For more information contact: admiraltheater@hotmail.com

For additional film information: www.argentinafutbolclub.com

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