Film Africa (1): ‘The Beautiful Game’


This documentary film actually turns into a compelling portrait of football on the African continent once you get past the empty platitudes by celebrities at the start, saying little substantive about African football—including former professional footballers (like Anthony Baffoe, Roger Milla and Jay Jay Okocha) and Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan and FW de Klerk (the last Apartheid President of South Africa goes on about a childhood love for football).

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