Directed by Pablo de la Chica
Mubiru Reagan's life depends on a football scholarship. His dream is to emulate his idol, Fernando Torres, and be able to score a goal that will take his country, Uganda, to their first African Nations Cup. But above all he wants to study.
A story about childhood, football and dreams.
Director Pablo de la Chica takes his camera into the suburbs of Kampala, Uganda to discover the heroes behind the Pro Way Academy. A small soccer academy created by Coach Anthony to rescue children from the streets and keep them together as a family. Anthony will be joined by a young soccer player from Gulu, Papira Anthony, who grew up surrounded by the LRA (Lord's Resistance Army) and knows firsthand how a ball can change your life. The film narrates the tory of one of the most talented and brave players, Mubiru Reagan and has access to big names of international football such as Fernando Torres, Sergio Ramos, Juan Mata, Yaya Touré and Vicente del Bosque.
Movistar + Award for the Best Spanish Documentary at Documenta Madrid 2016 (Spain). Japan Prize 日本 賞 2016 Best Educational Film - Youth Category (Japan), Audience Award at DocsMx (México) and HumanDoc (Polonia) ; Special Mention Achievement in Directing at Gold Panda Awards (China).
Title / THE OTHER KIDS Running time / 85 minutes Country / Spain Genre / Documentary Feature Language / English, Spanish, luganda Location / Uganda, United Kingdom, Spain Format / HD Director / Pablo de la Chica Script / Pablo de la Chica Cinematography / Rafael Reparaz Editing / Juan Manuel Gamazo Sound / Alfonso Sanz Music / Luis Herrero “The Youth” Animation/ Mario Serrano, Jorge San Martin, Xanti Velez Producers / Pablo de la Chica, Zaidoun al-Badri. Production Company / Salon Indien Films Associated Producers / Al Jazeera Network TV Production / Al Jazeera Documentary Channel , RTVA Canal Sur International Sales / Java Films (Francia) International Distribution / Java Films (Francia) Spain's Distribution / Cañaveral Distribución (España) With / Mubiru Reagan, Coach Anthony, Papira Anthony And / Fernando Torres, Sergio Ramos, Juan Mata, Yaya Touré y Vicente del Bosque