Join Lehigh Valley Public Media at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14 for a virtual screening of Forged in Steel: The Roots of American Soccer, followed by an interactive Q&A session featuring soccer historians and super fans of Bethlehem Steel FC, a dominant team in the world’s most popular sport.
Forged in Steel - The Roots of American Soccer is an EMMY-nominated documentary that chronicles the history of America’s first soccer dynasty, Bethlehem Steel FC. This special reveals the story of the team through the eyes of historians, soccer enthusiasts and super fans. Founded in 1907, the original Bethlehem Steel FC was one of the most dominant teams in the history of the sport. This “super team” acted as a catalyst to establish soccer as a major sport in America, influence still felt today.
Stay for a live Q&A with special guests:
Curt Mosel- Chief Operations Officer, Arts Quest | Greg Ramos - Executive Director, Lehigh Valley United
Gina Lewandowski - Sky Blue FC | Stephen Jiwanmall Moderator, Lehigh Valley Public Media
About the Series
This project is part of a series of virtual screenings highlighting documentary films made about different aspects of Northampton County.
This series is being funded in part through the County of Northampton's Hotel Tax Program.