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Copa 71 (PG)

Sat 06 Apr 2024 - Thu 11 Apr 2024


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Rated PG | For rating details see ∆ at bottom of page


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Copa 71 (PG)

Dir. James Erskine, Rachel Ramsay
2023 | 90 mins | UK
Elvira Aracen, Brandi Chastain, Birte Kjems


  • Sat 06 Apr: 5pm
  • Wed 10 Apr: 5.15pm
  • Thu 11 Apr: 5.15pm

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The extraordinary story of the 1971 Women’s Soccer World Cup, a tournament witnessed by record crowds that has been written out of sporting history — until now.

August 1971, football teams from England, Argentina, Mexico, France, Denmark and Italy are in Mexico City’s sun-drenched Azteca Stadium. The scale of the tournament is monumental: lavish sponsorship, extensive TV coverage, merchandise on every street corner and crowds of over 100,000 fans turn this historic stadium into ‘a cauldron of noise and heat’ match after match. A fawning media treat the players like rock stars. The atmosphere is reminiscent of the greatest moments in international footballing history…

It’s likely you’ve never even heard of it. This is Copa 71, the unofficial Women’s World Cup. Dismissed by both FIFA and domestic football associations around the world, this event has been entirely written out of history – told by the incredible women who were on the pitch, built from an archive of footage- unseen for 50 years – now it’s time to celebrate the tournament and its players like it deserves.


This film is brought to you in partnership with Dreadnought South West.



∆ BBFC Rating Details:

Rated PG – discrimination, mild sex references, language


F-Rating is a new rating for films directed by women, written by women and/or with significant female characters on screen, in their own right. Find out more here >>


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