We’re delighted to announce that following a successful World Premiere in July, Street Kids United II – The Girls from Rio will have it’s UK premiere at the Cambridge Film Festival 2015.
The feature-length documentary, produced by JaJa Film Productions and F&ME, tells the story of the Brazilian Girls’ team as they prepared to take part in the 2014 Street Child World Cup in Rio de Janeiro ahead of last year’s Brazil FIFA World Cup. As hosts, they welcomed teams of street children from 18 countries across the world to play football and stand united for their rights.
The film will premiere at the festival on Friday 4th September at 6pm, with a repeat showing on Saturday 5th September at 6.30pm.
Tickets are now on sale and you can purchase them here:
We’re excited that SCU Ambassadors, Team Brazil & Favela Street Girls and 2014 Street Child World Cup champions Drika and Jessica will be attending both screenings, alongside Ambassadors from Pakistan and Burundi.
The film, directed by Brazilian director Maria Clara, has also been selected for the Marbella Film Festival in October.
“I know from personal experience just what power football can have to inspire and change young people’s lives whatever their background or nationality. This is what the Street Child World Cup is all about and I give it my full support.”
“It was possible to gather many nationalities, story cultures, viagra 60mg and form a nation: a nation of free man, with equal rights and opportunities, mutual respect, rightful duties. It was 10 days when the world, in that corner of Rio, was fair to socially excluded children; they could feel the beauty of being somebody in this world.”
“It was a privilege to be invited to the launch of the Street Child World Cup at Downing Street. It gives children a voice through football, sales a platform to express their rights and celebrate their abilities – I’m proud to add my support.”