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 Watch at The Kicking + Screening New York Festival
June 4-7

Battle For New York

The official site of the documentary film series, Battle For New York about the New York soccer rivalry.  

The series of short films follow the supporters’ groups of New York’s professional soccer clubs at home and away, as the New York Derby Season is born. 

Battle For New York is an in depth film project documenting the growth of professional soccer in the New York metropolitan area. With insights from the central figures involved in the local supporters groups, the film reveals an insider's look at the growth of what is becoming New York's most vibrant sports rivalry.

The series spans a number of years and more episodes will be released in the near future. Episode One, the 10 minute short film, the Birth of the Hudson River Derby was the winner of the Newark Short Film Awards in 2019 and an Official Selection in the 2019 Kicking + Screening New York Festival.

Created by Greg Jenkins and Damisi Rosemond


Director: Greg Jenkins
Producer: Damisi Rosemond, Duffy Higgins and Greg Jenkins
Director of Photography: Duffy Higgins
Editor: Christian Castagna (Voltron)

Produced by

  A76 Productions, Rebel Content, and Truelove Post.