Robin’s Hood (2020)

Robin’s Hood
Director: Jasmin Baumgartner
Part of: this human world Film Festival
Seen on: 4.12.2020

Content Note: (critical treatment of) racism

Robin is an ex-convict who found his passion running an amateur soccer club in Vienna. His team is very diverse, mostly made up of migrants from various countries. Bringing them together isn’t always easy and in addition to the usual difficulties of forming a team of rather unruly men, Robin and his team are confronted over and over again with racism in many ways during their games.

Robin’s Hood is not so much a movie about soccer (which is a good thing for me), but about racism and the question of whether it is possible to keep a team together under these circumstances – that is, under constant attack.

The film poster showing Robin from behind as he gives the finger to someone on a soccer field.
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