Flixist interview with Chris, Ryan, and Dave
Chris “Wonder” Schoeck, Dave Carroll, and Ryan Scafuro on the art of the old-time strongman
The documentary Bending Steel was my favorite movie at the Tribeca Film Festival. It follows Chris “Wonder” Schoeck in his quest to become an old-time strongman, but the act of bending steel winds up meaning so much more — it’s an opportunity for Schoeck to break out of his shell, but it’s also a metaphor for everyone’s worthwhile struggles in life. I’m going to do my best to see Bending Steel again over the summer during the Rooftop Films outdoor screening series.
During the Tribeca Film Festival, I had a chance to sit down with director Dave Carroll, director of photography/producer Ryan Scafuro, and Chris “Wonder” Schoeck himself.[…]