Filmmaker Ramiro Gómez examines how the shrinking global village isn't quite as small as some like to think in this documentary. In 2006, the World Cup, arguably the world's biggest professional sporting event, took part in Frankfurt, Germany, and teams from all over the world came there to compete in the international championship of football (or soccer, as it's better known in the United States). A team from a small town in Paraguay beat the odds and made it into the World Cup competition to represent their nation, and Gómez offers a look at how the team fared in Germany (not terribly well) and how their adventure looked to their fans at home. In Frankfurt, hometown fans watch the team's big game in Germany via television, with the event looking very foreign as it's beamed across the globe, while the players strive to bring some of the pride and hopes of their supporters with them to Europe. Frankfurt received its American premiere at the 2009 American Film Institute Latin American Film Institute.
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