Bending Steel USA, 2013, 93 minutes Director: Dave Carroll
Winner Audience Award Camden Int'l Film Festival.
Bending Steel is a moving documentary that follows Chris Schoeck, an endearing and unassuming man as he trains to become a professional old-time strongman. While preparing to perform incredible feats of strength publicly, Chris privately struggles to overcome crippling fears and inhibitions. For the first time in his life he is compelled to confront his own social awkwardness, unsupportive parents, and an overwhelming fear of failure. What unfolds is one man's inspirational quest to find his place in the world.
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