Calisthenics athletes compete in Australia to become the most "Graceful Girl"

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In Australia, competitive calisthenics are a national treasure that tie together generations of women to a sport described as “a cross between ballet, gymnastics, and theater,” according to Olivia Peniston-Bird. The director spoke with Buzzfeed about her new documentary Graceful Girls, which follows the stories of women who perform calisthenics and is the winner of the People’s Choice for Best Documentary at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival.

In Australia, competitive calisthenics are a national treasure that tie together generations of women to a sport described as “a cross between ballet, gymnastics, and theater,” according to Olivia Peniston-Bird. The director spoke with Buzzfeed about her new documentary Graceful Girls, which follows the stories of women who perform calisthenics and is the winner of the People’s Choice for Best Documentary at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival.