Lift Like a Girl - عاش يا كابتن

Documentary - 90' - 2020

Director & Producer
Mayye Zayed

Co-Producers
Annke Petersen
Anna Bolster
 
Editor
Sara Abdallah

DOP
Mohamad El-Hadidi
 
Sound Designer & Mixer
Brian Dyrby
Sound Designer
Samir Nabil

Music Composer
Marian Mentrup

Poster
Sarah Mossallam
 
Production
Cléo Media
In Co-production with
ZDF
In Association with
Rufy's Films
JYOTI Film
 
 
 
 
 

​SYNOPSIS

In the busy dusty streets of Alexandria, Captain Ramadan has been training Egyptian female weightlifters  for more than 20 years to become world champions. He believes so much in Zebiba (meaning Raisin in Arabic); the 14-year-old girl who dreams to be the next Nahla Ramadan, the coach’s daughter/ trainee, gold medalist world champion, Olympian and one of the most famous and pioneer Egyptian athletes of all times. For 4 years, Zebiba goes through victories and defeats, including major losses that shape her, as she finds her way from dust to gold.

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FILM INFORMATION
Genre: Documentary

Format: HD 1920x1080

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Duration: 90 mins

Language: Arabic (Egyptian)

Subtitles: English / German

Countries: Egypt / German / Danish 

Year: 2020

 

PREVIOUS SCREENINGS

Sep. 2020 - Toronto International Film Festival  (World Premiere)

 

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