SWIM TEAM

2016 Alumni

Expected to Attend: Lara Stolman; producer Shanna Belott; co-producer Ann Collins; subjects Mike and Maria McQuay w/ Mike, Jr. Rosa and Robbie Justino

NYC PREMIERE Demonstrating the power of inclusion to transcend disability, Lara Stolman’s triumphant film profiles members of the Jersey Hammerheads, a competitive swim team made up of a diverse group of teens on the autism spectrum, based in the state with the highest rate of autism in the country. Through training and competition, star athletes Mikey, Robbie and Kelvin gain self-confidence and social skills that serve them both in and out of the pool.

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Jock Docs

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Official Site: http://www.swimteamthefilm.com
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Director: Lara Stolman
Producer: Lara Stolman, Shanna Belott, (Co-Producer) Ann Collins
Cinematographer: Laela Kilbourn
Editor: Ann Collins
Music: Mark Suozzo
Running Time: 100
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2016