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Screening - Strongman
Date Sunday August 29
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Movies on a Big Screen at The Guild Theater - 2828 35th St, Sacramento, CA 95817
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorMovies on a Big Screen
Emailscreenings [at]
Sunday, August 29, 2010
7:00 PM
Admission: $7.00
Movies on a Big Screen at The Guild
2828 35th St, Sacramento, CA

PLEASE NOTE START TIME OF 7:00 PM, rather than 7:30. Please also note that admission for this is $7.00 (we should be back to all $5 admissions next month).

A cinema verité documentary about Stanless Steel, The Strongest Man in the World at Bending Steel and Metal.

Told with the kind of intimacy that can only be achieved with years of filming, "Strongman" follows the dreams and heartbreaking humanity of Stanless Steel—the only man alive who can bend a penny with his fingers—as he struggles to gain control of a world that seems constantly out of his grasp. "Strongman" is a film about faith, about believing in yourself and a film about never giving up. A film about weakness and a film about strength.

"An affectionate glimpse of a truly American dreamer." - Seattle Times

"A sad, affecting love story" - Boston Globe

"A strange and strangely beautiful film..." - Variety
Added to the calendar on Monday Jul 26th, 2010 9:12 PM

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