The Workers Cup

Film Info
Runtime:92
Copyright:2017
Country Listing:UK
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Adam Sobel

Description

Streaming until Novmber 25

In 2022, Qatar will host the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA World Cup. But right now, far away from the bright lights, star athletes and adoring fans, the tournament is being built on the backs of 1.6 million migrant workers. This urgent film gives voice to the men who are labouring to build sport’s grandest stage, observing them as they wrangle hope, meaning and opportunity out of dire circumstances. Illuminating universal themes of ambition, aspiration and masculinity, The Workers Cup ultimately reveals our own complicated relationship with sports, as we see its power to unite and divide society by turns.

Presented in partnership with the Mosaic Institute.

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