Forever Pure
Showings
Drafthouse San FranciscoSat, Mar 4 1:30 PM Not Available
 
Film Info
Director(s):Maya Zinshtein
Editor(s):Justin Wright
Noam Amit
Cinematographer:Sergei (Israel) Freedman
Yaniv Linton
Ross McDonnell
Producer:John Battsek
Nicole Stott
Country:Israel
United Kingdom
Ireland
Norway
Year of Production:2016
Running Time:87 min.
Language(s):Hebrew
Russian
Chechen w/ English subtitles
Categories:Documentary
Genre-Subject:Discrimination
North Africa + Middle East
Arab Experience
Documentary
Female Director
Sports
Politics
Zionism
Human Rights
Description
Beitar Jerusalem Football Club is the most popular and controversial soccer team in Israel and the only club never to sign an Arab player. Midway through the 2012-13 season, a secretive transfer deal by the owner brought two Muslim players from Chechnya. The deal inspired the most racist campaign in Israeli sport and sent the club spiraling out of control. Through one season we witness a team in crisis as power, money and politics provide a window into how racism is destroying the team and society from within.
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