The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the first 60 films that will head the festival this year, with Taika Waititi’s long-delayed Next Goal Wins amongst them. The full festival line-up is expected to be around 200 films.
TIFF 2023 will take place Thursday, September 7, through Sunday, September 17.
Next Goal Wins is based on the 2014 documentary of the same name by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison. It tells the story of about Dutch-American football (soccer) coach Thomas Rongen’s efforts to push the American Samoa national team, considered one of the weakest in the world, to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Next Goal Wins will be in theaters on November 17. Stay tuned for updates on Next Goal Wins and the TIFF schedule.