Screen on the Green, Friday 28th September at 8.30
To mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Nick Hornby’s game-changing book, this year’s festival opens with a 35mm print screening of Fever Pitch at The Green in Islington, introduced by Arsenal & England legend Tony Adams.
Belsize Park, Saturday 29th September at 10.30am
The morning kicks off at 9.00am at Haverstock School with an hour's coaching and games with Arsenal Community coaches. All kids will then be picked up and taken to Everyman Belsize Park for a screening of 1:1 THIERRY HENRY.
After a long and illustrious career with Juventus, Arsenal and Barcelona, World Cup and European Championship winner Thierry Henry moves to the United States to join Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls in 2010.
Maida Vale, Sunday 30 September at 3.00pm
This fundraiser for the Bobby Moore Fund, introduced by Stephanie Moore, is a moving and inspiring film telling the story of Bobby Moore, who has passed into football legend as the captain who in 1966 led England to its only World Cup victory.
Hampstead, Monday 1st October at 6.30pm
The story of the Danish national football team’s rise to glory in the period 1979-92. It is the inside story of their transformation from amateurs to European Championship-winning heroes: Simonsen, Laudrup, Poulsen and Elkjær.
Baker Street, Monday 1st October at 9.00pm
Glenn Hysen, Gotenburg, Liverpool and Sweden centre half of rare distinction, will introduce the remarkable story of Sven Goran Eriksson's team of part-timers who took on the cream of Europe in the 1980s.
Baker Street, Tuesday 2nd October at 6.45pm
11 Metri: The Penalty tells the moving and extraordinary story of Agostino Di Bartolomei, beloved captain of Roma’s championship-winning side of the 80s, who commited suicide in 1994.
Maida Vale, Tuesday 2nd October at 9.00pm
A group of students from Chico State University travel to Spain on a mission to understand the rivalry between two of the biggest clubs in world football, Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Everyman Maida Vale is thrilled to welcome Jimmy Burns, Guillem Balague, Gaizka Mendieta and Steven McManaman for a live panel discussion after the film
Baker Street, Wednesday 3rd October at 6.45pm
Star of Birmingham City, England Ladies and Olympic Team GB, Eniola Aluko will introduce The Anderson Monarchs, a story of football's power to transform young women's lives in inner-city Philadelphia.
Belsize Park, Wednesday 3rd October at 9.00pm
Ad Hoc Films follow up their critically acclaimed documentary 'The Four Year Plan' with Sleeping Giant. Join us for the world premiere of this fascinating account of life on football’s last frontier: India. It follows the drama as two Mumbai teenagers beat off competition from 2,000 other boys to win trials in London with QPR.
After the screening, Mihir Bose and a panel including Steve Gallen and Marc Bircham will try to answer the question why India has yet to produce a top-flight player.
Maida Vale, Thursday 4th October at 8.30pm
SPECIAL GUEST: PATRICK VIEIRA
The festival closes with the world premiere of The Beautiful Game, directed by Victor Buhler.
The Beautiful Game weaves together a clutch of unforgettable stories from across the continent about African men, women and children defying the odds, on and off the pitch