Lift Like a Girl

Lift Like a Girl

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Created by Mayye Zayed (Writer/Director/Producer)
Lead Actors Asmaa Ramadan (Zebiba)Captain Ramadan
Key Crew Mohamed El-Hadidi (Director of Photography)Sarah Abdallah (Editor)Samir Nabil ( Sound Designer)Anke Petersen (Co-Producer)Anna Bolster (Co-producer)

A noisy street corner in Alexandria, Egypt, a dirt lot surrounded by chain link, is the training site of Egypt’s most elite champions: female weightlifters. Fifteen-year-old Zebiba (Arabic for “Raisin”) has been training here she was 9 with Captain Ramadan, who coaches female athletes who go on to be Olympic Gold Medalists and World champions. Can Zebiba be next?