An inspiring exploration of what it means to be a female weightlifter.

A Tabac Original Project.

"How does this simple act define you as being very male and me as being not female enough?"

Posing questions around femininity, masculinity and community, Ladies that Lift is a documentary about the female only weightlifting club of Linacre College, The University of Oxford founded by Catherine Walter. Through the narration of it's members and their coach, the film explores how assumptions around the sport of Powerlifting need to be let go of, and the overwhelming physical and mental benefits lifting can have.

A film by Guy Loftus, with an original score by Tim Matthews.