Free Screening: Strong!, a film by Julie Wyman
Date: Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street NW
Community Cinema Presents a Free Community Screening of Strong!, a documentary film by Julie Wyman. The screening, co-presented by The Center for Social Media at American University, ITVS, WHUT, Busboys and Poets, and the Washington DC Jewish Community Center, will also feature special guest Cara Heads, who appears in the film.
A formidable figure, standing at 5'8" and weighing over 300 pounds, Cheryl Haworth struggles to defend her champion status as her lifetime weightlifting career inches towards its inevitable end. Strong! chronicles her journey and the challenges this unusual elite athlete faces, exploring popular notions of power, strength, beauty, and health.