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BAM Kicks Off “Soccer Fever!” Week in June

BAM Kicks Off "Soccer Fever!" Week in June

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, will celebrate the world’s most popular sport, soccer (or football, if you’re so inclined) with “Soccer Fever!,” a series of soccer-themed films screening June 2-8 as part of BAMcinématek programming. Included in the program are classic soccer doc “Goal! World Cup 1966,” recent docs about Maradona and Zidane, and Craig Tanner’s doc about the upcoming first World Cup in Africa. For more information on “Soccer Fever!,” visit the BAMcinématek website. [Bryce Renninger]

The complete schedule of “Soccer Fever!”:

Wednesday, June 2
“Soccer as Never Before”

Thursday, June 3
“The Other Final”

Friday, June 4
“Maradona: The Golden Kid”
“Fahrenheit 2010” preceded by “Between the Cup and the Election” (with intro/Q&A with Sean Jacobs)

Saturday, June 5
“France, Here We Come!”

Sunday, June 6
“Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait”

Tuesday, June 8
“Goal! World Cup 1966”

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