29, 30, 31 May 2020, OFFSIDE Movie Screening
Offside (Reyan Tuvi, 2010)
Offside, a 2010 fictional film directed by Reyan Tuvi, tells the story of two undeclared African immigrants, Taju and Rachid, who came to Turkey with the hope of becoming football players and crossed paths in Istanbul. While Taju dreams of joining a third-division football team, Rachid looks for ways to go to Europe with his English sweetheart. The murder of their football player friend Festus Okey in custody strikes the two friends’ hopes of holding on in Turkey.