Under the Bar

Dir. Craig Schattner | 6 min
Documentary Short United States 2017 English

Wednesday, May 96:30 PM Bethesda Row Cinema

Sunday, May 1312:15 PM Edlavitch DCJCC

To the Orthodox Jewish women at Woodmere Fitness Club, life is more than childrearing and keeping kosher – it’s about proving themselves through weight lifting.

Plays with Life is Rich.

Screenings followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Craig Schattner. May 13 panel will feature film subject Inna Koppel.

Guests

Screenings followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Craig Schattner. May 13 panel will feature film subject Inna Koppel.

Craig Schattner is a documentary filmmaker based in Manhattan. His 6-part original series – Dated – was featured in the Washington Post and later became the first creative documentary project licensed by the media company. His short films have won awards and appeared in film festivals around the country.

Inna Koppel is the owner of Woodmere Fitness Club in Woodmere NY, the first Starting Strength Gym on Long Island.
Inna holds a degree in social work, a knowledge base she continually calls on in a multi-generational  training milieu in which grandmothers train alongside daughters and granddaughters. Her primary area of expertise is in coaching women, ranging from teens to late-life, and including perinatal training, with a special interest in the frail elderly.  Inna helped to implement- in collaboration with neuroscientists- the first controlled trial of strength training in the dementia population.

Genre/Topic

Genre

Topic

OrthodoxWomen in Film

Print Source

Craig Schattner
Craig Schattner
cshatts@gmail.com

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Tickets

This short plays in advance of Life is Rich. Purchase a ticket to the full program, including this short, below.

This event finished on May 14, 2018.