Programme 2018

Champions (Campeones)

Director: Javier Fesser

fiction

Section: World Cinema

Country: Spain | Year: 2018

Language(s): Spanish | Time: 120 mins

Synopsis

A disgraced basketball coach is given the chance to coach Los Amigos, a team of players who are intellectually disabled, and soon realises that they just might have what it takes to make it to the national championships.

Director's Bio

Raised in a family of artists ranging from musicians to journalists, Javier Fesser graduated in Image Sciences from the University of Madrid and began his own production company, Linea Films, in 1986. In the next decade he produced over 150 advertisements, then moved into short films and feature length films.