Sunday, January 12

The documentary Bending Steel follows a big but unassuming guy named Chris Schoeck as he endeavors to overcome personal, familial and social obstacles to become an old-time circus strongman. It screens at SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland) at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Ryan Scafuro. Tix: $8 (all ages). 828-5600. space538.org.