Written and Directed by Axel Ranisch

HEAVY GIRLS made its US Premiere at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival winning a Special Jury Award for Bold Originality for being a "life-affirming film that is presented with a unique vision and an amazing cast."

Additionally the 2012 Slamdance Filmmakers awarded the Spirit of Slamdance Award to HEAVY GIRLS for being the team that best embodies the creative, independent, and entrepreneurial spirit of the Festival, as well as showing exceptional talent as artists.