Strong!

Strong!


About 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.

Have you faced challenges fitting into prescribed notions of what you are “supposed” to look like or how you are “supposed” to behave? How did you overcome those obstacles?

AWARDS

  • 2012 Independent Lens Audience Award
    Award Winner
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Have you faced challenges fitting into prescribed notions of what you are “supposed” to look like or how you are “supposed” to behave? How did you overcome those obstacles?