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Free screening of Maradona

World Cup fever is spreading. Argentina just defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina in its 2014 opening World Cup match. But, can Lionel Messi step out of Maradona's shadow? Discover who Maradona is at a free screening of Maradona on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hammer.

Maradona surrounded by fans after winning the World Cup 1986
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Directed by Emir Kusturica, this 90-minute documentary traces the life of Argentinean soccer star Diego Maradona from Buenos Aires to Naples and Cuba. Today, Maradona is regarded as the world's greatest modern player. See if you agree.

Although this film is free, tickets for assigned seating in the Billy Wilder Theater are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the show. Arrive early. Only one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Become a Hammer member to enjoy priority ticketing and seat selection, subject to availability.

Game on!

Details: Hammer Museum. 10899 Wilshire Boulevard at Westwood. Los Angeles, 90024. 310-443-7000.