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A film by Tony Vainuku and Erika Cohn

Premiering Monday, January 25, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV

WMHT Screenings:
Monday, Jan 25th at 5:30 PM (Food at 5). | Albany High School. RSVP here

Additional Screenings:
Friday, January 9 at 7:00 PM | Fenimore Art Museum. Cooperstown, NY
Please register for the screening by calling Andie Alban at 607-547-1453. Registration is recommended, though not mandatory.

In Football We Trust intimately follows four Polynesian high school football players in Utah struggling to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty as they enter the high stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports. The odds may be stacked against them, but they’ll never stop fighting for a better future.

Available  January 1 - 31, 2016 for the 2015 - 2016 Indie Lens Pop Up season.

Please contact Jenn Baumstein, jbaumstein@wmht.org to set up a screening.

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