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Watch: Quidditch Finds Life After Harry Potter in ‘Mudbloods’ Trailer

Watch: Quidditch Finds Life After Harry Potter in 'Mudbloods' Trailer

No, they don’t fly and there isn’t actually a snitch, but countless kids around the world do play a version of JK Rowling’s invented sport quidditch, with some rule changes to allow muggles to take part. That isn’t to say that they don’t hold onto broomsticks anyway. 

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The upcoming documentary “Mudbloods” by Farzad Sangari explores how quidditch went from high above Hogwarts to practice fields at colleges everywhere. Filmmakers joined the team from UCLA through their training — which includes sprinting while holding a broom under your crotch — all the way into the Quidditch World Cup in New York where they had a showdown against Viktor Krum and the Bulgarians. Not really.

Funded in part on Kickstarter, “Mudbloods” premiered at AFI Docs in June and is set to be released on-demand and in a limited theatrical run by Bond/360 this October. Check out the trailer below:

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