Jul 20 2021
Aug 04 2021
AIFF Virtual Screening

AIFF Virtual Screening

Presented by Arlington International Film Festival at Arlington Center for the Arts

The Arlington Int'l Film Festival invites you to watch ( from July 20 to August 4th)  a FREE virtual film on the AIFF website TACKLING LIFE (94 min) by Johannes List | Germany | 2018 | Doc - Visit www.AIFFest.org Film Link located at bottom of the home page
TACKLING LIFE is a documentary about the Berlin Bruisers, Germany’s first gay and inclusive rugby club. Founded by a handful of friends several years ago in a Berlin park, this gentle and affecting film paints their lives as they build-up to their first major tournament.

Perennial losers when they first meet, the Bruisers greatest achievements would seem to mostly lie off the pitch. From sterling anti-bullying workshops in schools to caring for the elderly, distant relatives, and much more, each Bruiser’s journey is very different. We see a band of individuals come together as a family, who are there for one another as much in life as they are on the pitch. Arousing portrait of a team sweating, celebrating, laughing and crying together, winning and losing, and the joy, after years of searching, of finally finding a community where they could be themselves. 

This film is indeed fragile and profound yet spectacular and loud! Awards include KOK Fest Munich Audience Award.



Admission Info

Phone: 8572091122

Email: arlingtonfilmfest@gmail.com

Dates & Times

2021/07/20 - 2021/08/04

Location Info

Arlington Center for the Arts

20 Academy Street, Arlington, MA 02476