Category Archives: Films

Pelada y la magia del futbol

El documental Pelada comenzó como un proyecto estudiantil en Duke University, cuando Gwendolyn Oxenham, Ryan White, y Rebekah Fergusson —junto con Luke Boughen, quien era estudiante de Notre Dame— obtuvieron financiamiento de CDS y la oficina del Provost para  viajar alrededor del mundo. Ello, con el objetivo de buscar y filmar “pick-up games”, en los que los… Read More »

Pelada, Galeano, et la magie du jeu

L’histoire de Pelada est liée à Duke University. Avant de devenir un film en 2010, Pelada était, à l’origine, un projet mené par des étudiants de Duke et financé par le Center for Documentary Studies et le bureau du recteur. Au travers de voyages et de rencontres aux quatre coins du monde pour filmer des matchs improvisés,… Read More »

Pelada, Galeano e la magia del calcio

Il film Pelada è nato da un progetto concepito alla Duke University. Gwendolin Oxenham, Ryan White e Rebekah Ferguson, insieme con Luke Boughen, allora uno studente a Notre Dame, hanno ottenuto fondi dal CDS e dall’ufficio del Provost per iniziare a viaggiare per il mondo e filmare partite improvvisate. Il risultato è una magnifica ode… Read More »

Pelada & the Wonder of the Game

The film Pelada started as a student project at Duke University, when Gwendolyn Oxenham, Ryan White, and Rebekah Fergusson — along with Luke Boughen, who was a student at Notre Dame — got funding from CDS and the Provost’s office to start travelling around the world looking for, and filming, pick-up games. The result is… Read More »

Le football comme rituel, Zidane et le cinéma expérimental

Dans son livre Le Match de football paru en 1995, l’anthropologue français Christian Bromberger analyse les passions soulevées par le football, plus particulièrement dans les villes de Marseille, Turin et Naples. Il résume les conclusions de son étude dans un article en anglais, “Football as World-View and as Ritual.” Dans ce texte, il décrit le football… Read More »

Il calcio come rito, Zidane e un film sperimentale

Nel suo libro La partita di calcio. Etnologia di una passione, l’antropologo francese Christian Bromberger interpreta la partita di calcio come una sorta di rito paradossale attraverso cui la folla dei tifosi si riconosce e si celebra come una collettività omogenea, anche se con modalità contraddittorie. Il “rito” calcistico si presta così “a una pluralità… Read More »

El Futbol como Ritual, Zidane, y el Cine Experimental

En “Football as a world-view and as ritual”, el antropólogo francés Christian Bromberger (1995) explica las razones de la gran capacidad de convocatoria del futbol. Vinculando el gran éxito de este deporte con el hecho de que evoca los valores de las sociedades modernas (como la recompensa al mérito colectivo e individual), Bromberger también destaca… Read More »

Soccer as Ritual, and Being on the Pitch with Zidane

The French anthropologist Christian Bromberger has studied and written about football games as a kind of ritual that provides an “inexhaustible terrain of interpretation” for those who participate and watch. In his French-language book “Le match de football,” he studied how crowds experienced and interpreted games in the European football heartlands of Marseille, Milan, and… Read More »

Forgiving Maradona

Emir Kusturica’s film Maradona follows the internationally acclaimed football star in all of his enigmatic, outrageous glory as he gives his own perspective on his life of fame: political outrage, athletic prowess, capacity for deception, and intense drug use all included. Amidst the complicated tale of Maradona’s success and the demons that sometimes threaten it,… Read More »

Fussball und Ritual

Willkommen in der spannenden Welt von Fussball und Politik (Edition Fruehling 2016)! Fuer diese Woche lesen Sie den Artikel  “Football as World-View and as Ritual” (Bromberger, 1995) und sehen den angekuendigten Film ueber Fussballstar Zidane: A 21st-Century Portrait. Um den Lesetext (Artikel) und visuellen Text (Film) miteinander in Diskussion zu bringen, achten Sie auf spezifische Momente, die Brombergers… Read More »