Jewish Film Festival Broadcasting Common Purpose with a special appearance by Gadi Kinda at Children’s Mercy Park on August 14

The Kansas City Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) will screen “A Common Goal” at Children’s Mercy Park as part of the Movies at the Park series of Sporting Club special events. The event will take place on Sunday, August 14, doors open at 12 p.m. CT. and concessions will be available for purchase from the Ellenberg Experience Kosher Food Truck.

“A Common Goal” tells the untold story of the diverse Israeli men’s national team navigating the difficult politics of a region while competing in the World Cup qualifiers. The players experience controversy fueled by prejudiced media and fans, but they put their differences aside to pursue their common dream.

As a member of Israel’s men’s national team and former Israeli Premier League player, Sporting Kansas City midfielder Gadi Kinda will talk about his experiences at the end of the film. Kinda made five appearances for Israel, scored on his debut and over a nine-year career racked up over 200 appearances for Israel.

Tickets for the Kinda movie and interview will be available online at for just $14 per person (children 0-2 get free admission).

About Sporting Club Special Events
Established in 2020, Sporting Club Special Events (SCSE) is a division of Sporting Kansas City that promotes, plans and executes community experiences at Children’s Mercy Park and throughout the greater Kansas City area. SCSE is an experiential events company created by a diverse group of hospitality and operations professionals who share a belief in the power of experiences and connecting people. Focusing on thinking outside the “bowl”, SCSE events are designed to utilize all the world-class amenities and spaces at Children’s Mercy Park with festivals, dinner series, concerts, community programs and more. . Our mission is to create lasting memories for all attendees with an emphasis on best-in-class products, exceptional service, flawless presentation and excellent storytelling.

About the Kansas City Jewish Film Festival

The Kansas City Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) offers our diverse community the opportunity to encounter Jewish ideas and values ​​by creating an open, inviting and entertaining forum for films that explore issues of culture, identity and of history with a Jewish touch. Learn more at

Darcy J. Skinner