Director to Join STRONG! Screening at NAAFA Summit

Julie Wyman, director of Strong!, a documentary about Olympic Champion Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth, will join post screening conversation at the 2012 NAAFA HAES Summit.
 
 
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July 27, 2012 - PRLog -- Foster City, CA - Julie Wyman, Director of STRONG!, a moving documentary, featuring the Olympic Champion Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth, will participate in an intimate post screening discussion facilitated by pioneering psychologist and the Summit keynote speaker Dr. Debora Burgard, PhD, FAED at NAAFA’s 2nd HAES Summit on Monday, August 6th at the Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel in Millbrae at 6pm.

“We are thrilled that Julie offered to participate in the post screening discussion”, says Summit Chair and NAAFA Board Member Lisa Tealer. DVDs will be available at a discount price for summit attendees.

The post screening will be special as it will be open only to registered Summit attendees allowing for a very provocative conversation about the film. NAAFA encourages practitioners, advocates and those interested in learning more to register for the Summit.

To view the summit agenda, go to:

http://issuu.com/naafa/docs/naafa_haes_summit_2012_schedu...`

To register for the summit, go to:

http://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=155...

To read Julie’s latest interview about her documentary, go to:

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/blog/julie-wyman-tackles-body-image-femininity-elite-athletics

To view the trailer of STRONG!, go to:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okfSS2gECsc&feature=youtu.be



Founded in 1969, NAAFA is a non-profit civil rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA works to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through public education, advocacy, and member support.

On the web: http://www.naafa.org

For more information contact:
Peggy Howell, Public Relations Director, NAAFA
email: naafa_pr@yahoo.com phone: 916-558-6880
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