American Pharaoh

American Pharaoh

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 10:00pm

Pictured: Bob Bradley

Credit: PBS

American Pharaoh, which goes behind the scenes with the Egyptian national soccer team — the “Pharaohs” — and its American coach, Bob Bradley, airs on WXXI-TV Monday, June 16, 2014 at 10 p.m. The film by Egyptian filmmaker Hossam Aboul-Magd follows the team’s efforts to qualify for soccer’s ultimate event for the first time in more than 20 years. In production for more than two years, with scenes still being shot, the film sets the soccer team’s challenge to succeed against the backdrop of the incredible turmoil in Egypt today.