Due to the current restrictions, visits to the 2nd Garage Triennial are based on fixed-time tickets. Please purchase tickets online, where you will find information about free time slots.

Premiere. Diego Maradona

22 September 2019


Edited from hundreds of hours of previously unseen footage, Asif Kapadia’s documentary blockbuster is not so much a film about football as about life in general. 

Assembled from rare archival footage, the detailed story of Diego Maradona’s life and career by British filmmaker Asif Kapadia was not made specifically for football fans nor for the fans of the great Argentinian player who spent most of his career at Napoli. In Kapadia’s hands the archival footage becomes an almost universal fable about human life.

Maradona has everything: a childhood of poverty; commitment and struggle; a rags to riches turn; temptations of money and fame; defection to the dark side represented by alleged mafia connections; drug problems; a symbolic downfall and an equally symbolic resurrection from nowhere—as well as football: the perfect allegory for the fight against the world and oneself, which only the strongest among us can win. Kapadia has previously directed successful documentaries about singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse and racing champion Ayrton Senna.

Diego Maradona premiered at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.

Diego Maradona
Director: Asif Kapadia
UK, 2019. 130 min, 18+




Standard: 350 RUB
Student: 250 RUB*

 Garage Members: 175 RUB.


Concessions for pensioners, veterans, large families, and visitors with disabilities (with one carer): 175 RUB**

To book members’ tickets, call +7 (499) 345-10-00 or email members@garagemca.org. Booked tickets must be paid for no later than 30 minutes before the screening.

Film will be shown in original language with Russian subtitles.
Screening accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing.

* For students of 18 to 25 years old with student ID
** Please bring proof of eligibility

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