Pretty Strong, produced by the Never Not Collective, follows eight of the world’s strongest female climbers as they explore new climbing areas, send hard projects and push the boundaries of the sport and themselves. Although a landmark film for women’s climbing, critiques of Pretty Strong resulted in an important and constructive discussion about the intersection of feminism, climbing and storytelling.
Karen Parry is the CEO of The Creative Chilli, working to improve diversity across third sector and cultural organisations. In 2018 she founded the brilliant Swim Wild podcast.
Michal Iwanowski is a documentary photographer. He grew up in Poland but has been working and living in Wales since 2001. In 2018, for Go Home Polish, he walked 1900km from Wales to Poland, exploring the idea of 'home' in response to the Brexit debate and xenophobic graffiti he had seen in Wales. Sam chatted with Michal about the trip, his images, long-distance walking and home.
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