The Forbidden Team

Arnold Kroigaard / Rasmus Dinesen

Denmark 2008, 54 min.


Spoken language: Tibetan, Danish

The Forbidden Team (Danish: Det forbudte landshold) is a 2003 Danish documentary film directed by Rasmus Dinesen and Arnold Krøjgaard. The leading cast consists of association football trainers Jens Espensen and Michael Nybrandt, the Tibet national football team and at the conclusion the Greenland national football team. Star-part is being played by the 14th Dalai Lama.


 The film was rewarded as the Best Feature Film on the Krasnogorski International Filmfestival in Moskow, Special Mention on the FID in Marseilles and the Audience Award on the International Sport Movies & TV Festival in Milan. The final match against Greenland was broadcast live by the radio station Free Tibet. (Wikipedia)

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