Monday, January 19 | 2:00 PM

Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington

Directed by Stefan Jäger

Switzerland/Ethiopia | 2013 | 90 min. | English | New England premiere

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This beautiful tale about a friendship between a man and a boy from different backgrounds tells the story of a clever and charming 12 year-old orphan in Addis Ababa who dreams of playing soccer in the big leagues. When a famous soccer magnate from Switzerlandvisits Ethiopia to promote his sport as a fountain of hope for humanity, the boy hatches a plan to get his attention. A wild and meaningful adventure ensues.


Recommended for age 8–15 ($8)


Presented by swissnex Boston.



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