Above: Goal Dreams movie cover
Come watch the movie Goal Dreams at the downtown library and enhance the experience of One Book, One San Diego book "Outcasts United."
Directed by Maya Sanbar and Jeffrey Saunders, 2006, 84 minutes, USA
Goal Dreams is a feature length documentary about personal and national identity as seen through a football team like no other. Comprised of multiple nationalities, speaking different languages and having no home field, the Palestinian National Football team and its players must overcome obstacles of physical, emotional, cultural and geographic nature just to exist. The film chronicles the lives of four Palestinian players hailing from different parts of the world during the team's preparation for their most important World Cup qualification match.
This event will take place at the Central Public Library. (Get Directions)