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The Forbidden Team

Det forbudte landshold

Denmark, 2003
Documentary, Sport


A Dane who spent time in a Tibetan monastery, Michael Nybrandt realizes his dream to organize an international match between Tibet and Greenland. Neither team is recognized by FIFA.

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The Forbidden Team Directed by Rasmus Dinesen, Arnold Krojgaard

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  • cin·aes·the·tic's rating of the film The Forbidden Team

    A concise yet detailed documentary on the nexus between statelessness and international sport--the debut of the 'Refugee Team' at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio is an indication that this problem is ever-present, but not always resolved, due to the absence of political will or the presence of political hostility. Both global football (soccer) fans and documentary devotees will find much to interest them here.

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