Jerusalem FF 2016
Tromsø IFF 2017 – Faith in Film Award
Van Leer Group Foundation Award – Best Director
Haggiag Award – Best Editing

Decades on, the Beitar Jerusalem football team, a bastion of racism, Israel’s hard-right and a symbol for the underprivileged.

When owner Arcadi Gaydamak transfers two Muslim players from Chechnya, all hell breaks loose.

Fan club La Familia threatens a boycott sparking a violent crisis.

Displaying remarkable access, Forever Pure illustrates the difficulty in trying to eradicate racism from a race-based society, as well as the central role that sport all too often plays in the political arena.

The producer will attend screenings in CT

Cape Town
V&A
Fri 2, 6.30pm + Q&A
Wed 7, 6.30pm + Q&A
Sun 11, 7.45pm + Q&A
Johannesburg
Bioscope
Fri 9, 7pm
Director(s):
Maya Zinshtein
Country:
UK / Israel / Russia
Year:
2016
Duration:
85 minutes
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