Lift Like a Girl

Mayye Zayed


A coming of age story about Zebiba ; a young Egyptian girl who wants to be a world champion weightlifter. With the help of her loving coach, backbone and father-figure Captain Ramadan , she tries to pursue this unusual dream against all odds, as she trains daily in the dusty streets of the bustling city of Alexandria. When Zebiba is at the doorway of her dream, Captain Ramadan passes away, turning her world upside down.