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Jan 26, 2018

This week’s multicultural movie review is on Bend It Like Beckham is the story of the daughter of orthodox Sikh family rebels against her parents' traditionalism by joining a soccer team.


Main character is 18 year old Jessminder, who is the daughter of Punjabi Sikhs living in London & becomes friends with Jules played by Keira Knightley & after seeing her playing soccer with some boys, invites her to play join a premiere soccer team. 


Multicultural Topics Explored:

  • Are you Indian enough?
  • What it means to be part of a Sikh household and what it means to behave like a proper Punjabi woman
  • Going against your parents ideals to pursue your own dream
  • In the Sikh culture, how a kid's actions reflect on their parents & why parents get so worked up about having "perfect" kids
  • Girl power on the soccer field
  • What happens when 2 cultures collide



  • Watch the movie trailer HERE
  • Find out where you can watch the movie HERE
  • Learn more about the movie HERE