Las Leonas

For these immigrant women from South America, working as caregivers and house cleaners, a soccer field had become an place for social mobility.

80min | Italy | Documentary

The film follows them during the LAS LEONAS Trophy games and shares with us their private lives, jobs, perspectives, hopes, and expectations over the course of their very busy days. Showcasing the empowering stories of these women who found freedom and social mobility through the sport they love. It gives voice to their complex journeys and sheds light on their struggles as immigrants in Italy.The film captures the special bond between the players and the soccer field, where they soar behind the ball with a sense of freedom and empowerment. With the spotlight on these remarkable women, LAS LEONAS is a celebration of their grit, determination, and passion for soccer, a game that transcends all boundaries.

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