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The Keeper

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March 12, as of 12:00 PM (Link available for 72 hours)
Open Caption screening

A decorated ex-Nazi paratrooper plays for redemption on the soccer field in this rousing and romantic drama, based on a true story.

Released from a British prisoner-of-war camp, Bert Trautmann's goalkeeping skills secure him a position on the Manchester City team, where he catches the eye of the club manager's daughter Margaret. But his arrival also arouses the post-war ire of fans, many of them Jewish. With unexpected support from a local rabbi, Trautmann wins over his critics, famously playing the 1956 FA Cup Final with a broken neck. Unbeknownst to him was that his greatest challenge was yet to come.

Featuring a sympathetic lead performance by David Kross (Steven Speilberg's War Horse), this magnificent epic speaks to the power of sports to unite.

Important: This is an "open caption" screening.

Drama | 2018 | 119 minutes
United Kingdom | English and German with Subtitles 
Directed by Marcus H. RosenmÜller




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