Men in the Arena
A touching story of friendship, struggle and triumph, the film follows the journey of two Somali national soccer team friends chasing their dreams in the face of impossible odds. After surviving two decades of war, Saadiq, 17, and Sa’ad, 19, the team’s most promising stars, enter the only televised match of the year hoping scouts will be watching. With passports of no value on the world stage, soccer may be their only shot to escape a growing terror threat, persecution and poverty. Against the backdrop of fear and shared sacrifice, they embark on separate but equally improbable journeys. In the opportunity of a lifetime, Saadiq sets off for America with dreams of an education and a soccer career. Sa’ad continues his career in Mogadishu with the hopes of someday being reunited with his friend. Their biggest dream is shared – to be symbols of hope to generations who have only known war.Men in the Arena is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, and 6 others. It's a documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (34 votes).
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Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu).
Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Daring Docs).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Men in the Arena has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (34 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.