A unique and entertaining film from Tibet about two young monks desperate to find a way of watching the 1998 World Cup Final in their monastery.
This gentle, but very funny film demonstrates the extraordinary ability of football to reach all corners of the world. In this case, a group of junior monks are desperately trying to find a television in order to watch the World Cup Final, exploring universal themes of tradition vs modernity in a tender, accessible manner.Read more
Chariots of Fire(1981)
This film is based on the true stories of two runners, Eric Liddell and Harold Abraham, taking part in the 1924 Olympics.
With its instantly recognisable theme tune, this classic Oscar-winning British drama about two very different men competing for the 1924 Paris Olympics still retains its hold over audiences. Exploring issues around class, identity and religion, most of all the film is an uplifting triumph against adversity story and compelling piece of social history.Read more
A wacky comedy mixing live action and animation, in which the Looney Tunes gang have to fight for their freedom in a cosmic game of basketball.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan teamed up with Bugs Bunny and co in this very silly, but extremely fun mixture of animation and live-action. More than twenty years since its release, the film remains a favourite of young audiences and has even inspired a forthcoming sequel.Read more
Million Dollar Arm(2014)
Feel-good film based on the true story of two American sports agents scouring India for new baseball stars.
The game of cricket remains relatively obscure in the United States, whereas in India it is a fanatical way of life. This warm comedy drama, based on a true-story brings the two worlds together when a struggling American sports agent heads to India hoping to persuade some talented young recruits to head back with home and play baseball instead.Read more
Cheerful comedy about how hot and sunny Jamaica came to enter a bobsled team in the 1988 Winter Olympics.
This riotous, uplifting film about the unlikely true story of the 1988 Jamaican bobsled team has deservedly become a family classic, a wonderfully warm underdog story that continues to put smiles on audiences faces.Read more
The Mighty Ducks(1992)
A disgraced lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a hopeless team of junior ice hockey players. Can he steer them towards success?
Haunted by his own lack of success as an athlete, troubled lawyer Gordon Bombay is reluctantly faced with the challenge of coaching the worst junior ice hockey team in the league. But as the team gradually improve under his leadership, it seems their fortunes - and Gordon's own - might just start to improve as they learn to work together.Read more
Inspiring film about a seemingly weak horse with a half-blind jockey who became legends, giving people hope in the '30s Great Depression.
During the height of the depression in America during the 1930s, the unlikely success of a plucky horse named Seabiscuit and his half-blind jockey served as a symbol of hope for a nation in the doldrums. An extraordinary underdog story, told in entertaining, Oscar nominated fashion.Read more
Touching fictional tale about legendary Manchester United manager Sir Matt Busby helping a talented but wayward young footballer fulfil his dreams.
This gentle, warm-hearted British drama, imagines that legendary manager Sir Matt Busby took on the coaching of a local under 11 side in his retirement, and help a wayward boy to fulfil his dreams.Read more
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