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The Team – Kenya

The Team – Kenya

“Can we overcome ‘tribe’ and play as a team?” asks the Coach when the players of the newly Imani FC football club break down into tribal factions. When the series was created by SFCG and Media Focus on Africa in 2008, the producers didn’t know if the answer […]

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Sikka Team – Sri Lanka

Sikka Team – Sri Lanka

A new series of The Team has launched – with a big difference. This time, the heroes aren’t goalkeepers or strikers, but bowlers and batsmen…

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L’Équipe – Côte d’Ivoire

L’Équipe – Côte d’Ivoire

L’Équipe (The Team) is a dramatic television series about the relationship between two young Ivoirians who have nothing in common except their passion for football. The series follows the adventures of Hervé (Sylla Ismaël), a sensitive young man whose lawyer father doesn’t approve of his involvement with the […]

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The Team – Zimbabwe

The Team – Zimbabwe

In a run-down, ethnically mixed, mining town between Harare and Bulawayo, we meet Pablo and Beans, two young men of different ethnicities, who have little money but who are rich in energy and dreams. When a big city team promotes a scouting contest, the handsome, smooth-talking Pablo vows […]

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The Team – Tanzania

The Team – Tanzania

A coming of age story told from the point of view of three teenagers whose lives are changed with the arrival of Ms. Wito, the dynamic new civics teacher. Storylines follow the group’s intimate relationships, friendships, and home lives as societal norms force them to take on a […]

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The Team – Indonesia

The Team – Indonesia

Tim Bui is set in a Javanese prison where rival ethnic gangs engage in violent conflict as a way of life. When a warden arrives bringing with her the idea that everyone deserves respect, she inspires a sympathetic guard to challenge the rival gangs to overcome their differences […]

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L’Équipe – DRC

L’Équipe – DRC

L’Équipe: Congo was the first SFCG series to feature an all-women’s football team. Told from the point of view of two women footballers, stories take on the issues of sexual violence, a common occurrence in a country with often referred to as ‘ the worst place in the […]

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Common Ground Productions

Well-crafted, entertaining media can have a profound impact on how people think about themselves, their neighbors, and their society. Since 1985, Common Ground Productions (CGP) has produced innovative TV, film, and radio programming, using popular culture to create social change.

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CGP: stories that change the world

Common Ground Productions creates well-crafted, entertaining media that has a profound impact on how people think about themselves and their society.

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Madam President

The sudden death of a President propels cabinet minister Noura Sa’ad to power in Jabalein, a fictional country in the Middle East. As the first woman head of state, will Noura overcome political pressure and regional strife to prove herself worthy of the job before the next elections? […]

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Madam Prime Minister

Introducing the first female (and fictional) Prime Minister of Nepal.

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The Team

In its multi-nation, episodic drama The Team, Search for Common Ground has merged the global appeal of soccer/football with soap opera to help transform social attitudes and diminish violent behavior in countries grappling with deeply rooted conflict. The television series addresses the very real [...]

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Under The Same Sun

Under the Same Sun is a feature-length dramatic film that tells the story of two businessmen, one Israeli and one Palestinian, who set out to make money – and wind up making peace. Their intense relationship leads them to personal transformation, and, ultimately, plays a key part in […]

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Zamuka

Zamuka is Rwanda’s groundbreaking television show. Viewers follow the entrepreneurial journey of three young Rwandans with big dreams. Over the course of a season, contestants compete in challenges that can put them one step closer to fulfilling their entrepreneurial goals. Zamuka was produced by SFCG Rwanda office and […]

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The President

Made in partnership with the Palestinian Ma’an Network, The President is an innovative approach to engaging young Palestinians in the political process. Using the reality television show format, young contestants compete to become “The President.” In the process, Palestinian youth get a crash course on how to take […]

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Executive Producer
Deborah Jones
Search for Common Ground
Email: djones@sfcg.org

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