Strong!

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Clip 2 (1:45)
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Awards
  • 2012 Independent Lens Audience Award
  • About the Film

    Olympian Cheryl Haworth stands with arms crossed over her chest, looks at the camera with a serious expression.

    Olympian Cheryl Haworth is on a mission to defend her champion status as her lifetime weightlifting career inches towards its inevitable end, challenging popular notions of power, strength, beauty, and health.

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  • Video Extra

    Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth stands in silhouette against a neutral background, standing above a huge barbell.

    Big, Beautiful, Graceful, and Strong! The Body Eclectic

    In this online exclusive video, filmmaker Julie Wyman, cinematographer Anne Etheridge, and protagonist Cheryl Haworth take us behind the scenes for a peek at the making of the film, and the motivations behind it.

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  • The Making Of

    Filmmaker Julie Wyman standing on a soundstage next to a movie camera.

    Julie Wyman Tackles Body Image, Femininity, and Elite Athletics

    Olympian Cheryl Haworth is on a mission to defend her champion status as her lifetime weightlifting career inches towards its inevitable end, challenging popular notions of power, strength, beauty, and health.

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  • Talkback

    Filmmaker Julie Wyman and weightlifter Cheryl Haworth smiling at each other in front of a white background.

    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?

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