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by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 29th, 2009

I was hit by a car once. It wasn’t fun. It hurt. But on Saturday night, at Rooftop Films, a man by the name of Stanless Steel will intentionally be run over by a truck.

It will be an emotional night for Stan. First, he’ll see the documentary about him, Zach Levy’s Strongman, watching it with an audience for the first time. Being the subject of a film–having a rooftop full of strangers peer into the most private and revealing moments of your life–can be a pretty brutal experience. So, to top it off, Stan will lie down and let a truck drive over his chest. Because that’s the kind of guy he is. The kind of guy you wanna come out and meet.

Following that, we can celebrate Stan’s courage and craziness with free drinks courtesy of Radeberger Pilsner, served at the after-party, fittingly held at Crunch Gym.

It’s a daring and stunning film, coupled with a death-defying stunt, so don’t miss Strongman, Saturday May 29, on the roof of Brooklyn Tech High School (Ft. Greene).

Please, don’t anyone else try this at home (or at Rooftop). 

SATURDAY, MAY 30

Strongman
Buy tickets here.
Special New York Sneak Preview before Fall 2009 Premiere. 

A humorous but heart-wrenching verité documentary about Stanless Steel, the only man in the world who can bend a penny with his fingers, a working class strongman struggling to succeed and survive. Stanless will be in attendance to perform a stunning feat of strength. 
Open bar after-party following the screening for all in attendance.

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Brooklyn Tech
29 Fort Greene Place (Fort Greene, Brooklyn)

8:00: Doors open 
8:30: Sound Fix presents live music by Midnight Masses
9:00: Film 
11:30-1:00: After-party with an open Bar at Crunch (691 Fulton St.) Courtesy of Radeberger Pilsner
Tickets: $9-$25
Presented in partnership with CrunchCinereachNew York magazine & Brooklyn Technical High School 


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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.

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