Football Brothers

  • Poland
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Football Brothers shows a story of two teenage brothers' struggle to get to renowned football teams. They live in a small village in the South of Poland and reached the top of possibilities in a local team. Now the next big step awaits them. But if they would be chosen, they should move from their home and start living in another cities. They cannot apply to the same team, so they would be completely on their own. Apart from rivalry between the brothers we observe attempts to fulfill their father's dream – he tried to play football professionally years ago but failed. Now his sons are his only hope.


  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Marcin Filipowicz
  • DOP
    Marcin Filipowicz, Weronika Bilska, Marcin Łaskawiec
  • Editing
    Wojciech Słota
  • Sound
    Krzysztof Ridan
  • Duration
    26 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Poland
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • 55th Krakow Film Festival, Poland, 2015
    • DMZDocs, Sounth Korea, 2016
    • 15th T-Mobile New Horizons IFF, Poland, 2015
    • 14th Tirana International Film Festival, Albania, 2016
    • 33rd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany, 2016
    • BOGOSHORTS - Bogota Short FF, Colombia, 2016
    • 11th MiradasDoc, Canary Islands, 2017
    • 11mm International Football Film Festival Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • Awards
    • 14th Tirana International Film Festival, Albania, 2016 - Best Short Documentary
    • Regiofun Film Festival, Katowice, Poland - Best Short Film
    • ZubrOFFka - International Short Film Festival - Special Mention is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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