Hot Docs 2016: The Mind Reels chats with Cheer Up


Sue and I were delighted to sit down with the director, Christy Garland, and the subjects of the truly enjoyable documentary, Cheer Up, a film that follows a cheer coach, Miia Norvapalo, and two of her squad, Patricia Fisk and Aino Selin through their personal lives, as well as their race to win the cheer championship. Set in the starkly beautiful, Arctic Circle of Finland, this one was a joy to watch, consequently, we jumped at the chance to chat and laugh with them.

There are some minor spoilers for the doc, but these amazing women are worth the watch! Cheer Up screens again on Thursday at 7pm and Saturday at 6:30pm at the Lightbox…

Check it out!

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