Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Playing Away succeeds by linking two unfamiliar cultures through the simple device of sport and does a great job of highlighting the ridiculousness of white and black stereotypes. The film revolves around the hilarious consequences that occur when a cricket team in a small English village invites a black cricket team from Brixton to a charity game. Issues of race, class and belonging are explored in this gentle comedy of manners.
The Matrix meets Shaolin Soccer in this cracker of a Japanese sports movie.
11+ years 100 mins
A young boy's desire to become England's next cricketing hero is at the heart of this excellent 1950s-set drama about cross-cultural understanding.
11+ years 101 mins
Blend of comedy, sports and kung-fu action in which a team combining soccer skills and kung-fu on the pitch vie for a big tournament prize.
11+ years 99 mins
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