As part of our programme for the Long Night of Science 2014 we show the film Inshallah Football, directed by: Ashvin Kumar, India, 2010, 77 Min., language: Hindi with English subtitles
Afterwards the film will be discussed in German and English language, moderated by Saima Haq.
Inshallah Football is a captivating story of a Kashmiri youth named Basharat, who is not giving into dismay of violence and militancy. This films grips a reality, that narrates brutal military insurgency and acts of terrorism spreading in the valley. It profoundly depicts how the game of football supports aspiration of a young boy, imbuing hope in the face of uncertainties. His strife to get a passport to play football in Brazil was his only dream. This film also captivates audience in the turmoils and allows them to have dialogues posed on Democracy, citizenship and above all for the love of game.