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Africa 11
Year: 2008
Run-Time: 1 x 27 min.

Directed by Stefan Lukacs and Tobias Müller

NonPlus Filmproduktionen
Available worldwide

Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (SUB TITLE)
Format: 16:9 , 16:9 , 16:9

Africa 11

Afrika 11

Emmanuel Ekeigwe is an immigrant of Nigerian descent. Having arrived in Austria in 2001 the former professional football player immediately decided to go about pursuing his beloved profession and try his luck in Viennese soccer. His initial enthusiasm was soon slowed down by encounters with native soccer players and their provisos towards people of other skin color. After several throwbacks Emanuel Ekeigwe decided to found his own soccer team, solely for African immigrants: the źNew African Football Academy╗. Since 2005 this team is fighting for its place in Austrian society and has managed to become well accepted by most other teams in the Vienna football league. But still life as an African originated soccer player remains tough and various hurdles have to be tackled.

Awards: International Golden Knight Film and Video Festiva 2008: Golden Knight Awards, Golden Lion Film Festival 2008: Golden Lion Film Festival Award Awards: International Golden Knight Film and Video Festiva 2008: Golden Knight Awards, Golden Lion Film Festival 2008: Golden Lion Film Festival Award

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