“‘Show Racism the Red Card – Germany’ turns for the first time an own documentary: Soccer professionals support the project the education initiative show racism the red card – Germany” has managed to more than 4000 successful the Crowdfunding startnext to generate platform. The Crowdfunding was exhausting, has made but also fun, because we were able to reach a large audience and are totally surprised at once strangers to support us!”producer and Club Chairman Andreas hell rod is enthusiastic. “In August 2013 started the education initiative show racism the red card Germany” with the shooting of a documentary film. Active and former football professionals are in the focus. Including Jerome Boateng (FC Bayern Munchen), Roberto Hilbert (Bayer Leverkusen), Anthony Ujah (1st FC Cologne), Gerald Asamoah (Schalke 04), Andreas Beck (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim) and world and European champion Anja Mittag (LdB FC Malmo) were visited and interviewed for the film.
Also were the former pros Hans Sarpei, the DFB integration officer Jimmy Hartwig and Otto Addo (U-19 coach at Hamburger SV) in front of the camera. The amateur football team of the street boys from Munich is part of the film, which will in the future accompany the education initiative in their work with children and young people and support. Instead of hooligans, violence or Nazis in the ubiquitous, personal stories from football will play a central role in the documentary. The personal statements and stories of known models complement in the stories of the three protagonists Otto Addo, Anja lunch and Alex from the street boys. Since 2010 hosted show racism the red card Germany e.V.”in cooperation with football clubs and schools nationwide workshops.
The education initiative sensitized children and young people to the issue of racism and discrimination and worked out with them for everyday actions. “So far, a translated version of the documentary was by show racism the red card” Integral of workshop work from England. Now, the education initiative goes new ways with an own movie. The Manfred Lautenschlager Foundation, the Central Council – and the documentation and cultural centre of German Sinti and Roma, the DFB-Kulturstiftung Theo Zwanziger and the Sebastian Cobler Foundation promote the project, which will be implemented by the Augsburger filmmaker Timian Hopf. More info and first documentary previews are dokufilm under. Finally once again a huge thank you to everyone for the overwhelming support that has undergone the film project of you! Thank you!