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Sri Chinmoy's Incredible Story to be Told Through Film at July's Action on Film Festival
Award-winning producer and director, Sanjay Rawal, will showcase his film, Challenging Impossibility at the seventh annual Action on Film Festival
Challenging Impossibility is the story of Sri Chinmoy - Indian philosopher and spiritual leader who took up weightlifting at the age of 54. Defying the notion of age as a barrier to physical development, Chinmoy went on to set personal bests in the thousands at the age of 76.
Producer and co-director Sanjay Rawal says, 'to see Sri Chinmoy in his 70's lifting weights most bodybuilders can't even lift was just incredible.'
In the works for about a year and a half, Rawal and his crew were able to meet with and film many legendary bodybuilders on Chinmoy and the capacity of the human body. Featuring such legends as Bill Pearl, Frank Zane, Hugo Girard, and Mike Katz, Challenging Impossibility illustrates that to achieve greatness, one simply needs unwavering faith in their capabilities.
Of the film, Rawal says, 'we wanted to do more than just entertain viewers - we wanted to inspire them.'
For tickets and more information on the upcoming Action on Film Festival, please visit aoffest.com, or tune into NBC Saturday nights at 2:30am for the Action on Film Television show.
Nina Houlihan, Public Relations