Sunday, 24 January 2021

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"The Workers Cup" by Adam Sobel

Tuesday 23 January, 19:00 (Cinéma Galeries)

Runtime: 92'

The Workers Cup, film coverIn 2022, Qatar will host the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA World Cup. But right now, far away from the bright lights, star athletes and adoring fans, the tournament is being built on the backs of 1.6 million migrant workers. The Workers Cup is a feature-length documentary giving voice to the men who are labouring to build sport’s grandest stage.

For more on the film, click here.

The film will be followed by a conversation with:

  • Rosie Garthwaite, Film's Producer
  • Bert Ballegeer, Coordinator Belgiian Homeless Cup
  • Claire Courteille, Director ILO Brussels
  • Moderated by Christophe Verhellen, UNRIC


The film is in English and has a run time of 1 hour 32 minutes


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Due to the large number of no-shows, we kindly ask you to register only if you are able to attend our event.

Registration on the night starts at 18:30 - Doors close at 19:15.

** Download the handout **

Ciné-ONU partners, screening of the 'Workers Cup'

Please note : Seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis & should not be reserved for late-comers

*For health and safety reasons, we reserve the right to refuse entry once we have reached maximum capacity


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