Adam Sobel - Qatar - Royaume-Uni
The Workers Cup is set inside the labor camps of Qatar, where the World Cup stadiums are being built on the backs of migrant workers. The film follows a team of laborers. By night they compete in a workers football tournament. Each game offers them a momentary escape from the homesickness and isolation they endure.
Genre: Feature documentary
Duration: 89 minutes
Production year: 2017
Country: Qatar - Royaume-Uni
DOP: Nazime Agoune - Joe Saadeh
Editing: Lauren Wellbrock -Anne Junemann Adam Sobel
Director: Adam Sobel
Production company: Mediadante/The Workers Cup Ltd
Adam Sobel is an American filmmaker who spent 5 years in Qatar. He has produced television and journalism materials for The Guardian, CNN, ITN. Working across cultures and continents, his character-driven stories are rich with intimacy, dignity, and humor. «The workers cup» is his first feature-film.