The Flying Stars

Director: Ngardy Conteh George & Allan Tong
Countries: Canada
Year: 2014
Running Time: 50min
Language: English, Pidgin English with English subtitles


Team captain Bornor and midfielder Census are amputees who play organized soccer in Sierra Leone to cope with the horrors of war they suffered a decade ago. As they dream of playing internationally, they wrestle with nightmares that haunt their daily lives and threaten the very families they are trying to feed. Can Bornor and Census overcome their postwar trauma and score a victory for their children off the soccer pitch?

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