Director/s: Richard Shepherd Runtime: 52' & 98' Country/s: United States Year: 2011 Language/s: English IMDB:

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The film follows The Squirrels, the underdog national soccer team of the West African nation of Benin. The film follows 5 players on the team, young men crossing the continent to play, suffering tragedy and enjoying good times.


The film examines the role of football in community building and whether this process of these young men discovering their continent can help lead to a pan-African spirit and unity.