2017 was a remarkable year in entertainment as women around the world stood up and demanded their voices be heard. And the world took notice and listened.
Join documentary filmmaker Lea Winchcombe (Behind the Make-Up) for the debut screening of his latest documentary, Empowered. The film showcases and celebrates female empowerment within the unique setting of the squared circle. This film introduces two women with a unique passion for the world of professional wrestling.
Rhia was searching for a new challenge when she moved from Ireland to Canada to train as a professional wrestler under the guidance of industry icon Lance Storm at his wrestling academy. Watch as Rhia journeys from training to becoming the face of pro wrestling company EVE, a wrestling company that solely focuses on females pro wrestling.
Amy wrestles under the name Candy Floss. At the age of Amy became a career for her mother. She was told by peers that her dream of becoming a professional wrestler were just that; dreams. But Amy was able to prove the doubters wrong and now she wrestles in front of hundreds of people on a weekly basis, inspiring young women like herself as she does.
Be sure not to miss the action-packed and inspiring documentary, Empowered, and stick around for a Q&A with Lea and the cast and crew afterwards.