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Korean Movie Night- The Game of Their Lives

Date: 7:00pm PDT April 10 Location: JRHH 122

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A documentary film about the 1966 North Korean football (soccer) team who knocked tournament favorites, Italy, out of the World Cup in England. The film also provides a rare glimpse of life in modern day North Korea, particularly the lives of the surviving players. 

Korea’s Heroes of ’66 alive and kicking. They arrived in England as unknown representatives of a shadowy communist regime…and left as the darlings of ever neutral football fan…’ (Sunday Mail)

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