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Namibia’s Number Nine

Stephanie Constantin, Sarah-Maria Lanz 01:03:37, Germany

Thomalina Adams is currently one of the best football players in Namibia. She encourages girls to take up the sport, because for many it provides a foothold. Namibia’s Number Nine offers unfiltered access to the passion with which women devote themselves to soccer despite social constraints and offers insights into Namibian culture.

Stephanie Constantin studied Media Studies, Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Tübingen and Film Studies at the University of Zurich. She is currently a production assistant at Mira Film in Zurich. Sarah-Maria Lanz studied biology and media studies at the University of Tübingen and spent a semester abroad at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Now she works as an editor in Hamburg. Namibia’s Number Nine was made as part of their master’s thesis as their first long documentary film.