• Lift Like a Girl

    Lift Like a Girl

    Stark wie ein Mädchen

    license film
  • Lift Like a Girl

    Lift Like a Girl

    Stark wie ein Mädchen

    license film
  • Lift Like a Girl

    Lift Like a Girl

    Stark wie ein Mädchen

    license film

Lift Like a Girl

Stark wie ein Mädchen

a film by Mayye Zayed

Lift Like a Girl

Germany | 2020 | 96:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
From a scrappy, vacant-lot training site in Alexandria, Egypt to the Olympic Games, 14 year-old Zebiba ("raisin" in Arabic) stands at the precipice between childhood and weightlifting champion – guided only by her dedicated yet relentless coach, Captain Ramadan, and her own competitive edge. Can she make the leap?
Festivals/Awards
2020
TIFF Toronto - World Premiere
Golden Dove in German competition at DOKLeipzig
Bronze Pyramid Award for Best First or Second Film at CIFF
Audience Award — 42 CIFF
Isis Award for Best Egyptian Film highlighting Women's Economic and Social Role – 42 CIFF
DOC NYC
2021
Thessaloniki Doc Festival
Cast and Crew
  • Director Mayye Zayed
  • Producer Mayye Zayed, Anna Bolster, Anke Petersen
  • Director of Photography Mohamad Elhadidi
  • Editor Sara Abdallah
  • Sound Samir Nabil, Kristoffer Salting, Brian Dyrby
  • Sound Design Brian Dyrby
  • Score Marian Mentrup
Original Languages

Arabic

Co-Production Company
JYOTI Film / Anke Petersen
Germany
jyotifilm.de
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