DocFest: SWIM TEAM
June 12 only
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.
Swim Team explores the struggles and extraordinary triumphs of three young athletes with autism and shows how a swim team can bring hope to a community and to never give up on your kids.
Directed by Lara Stolman. USA. 100 min.
DocFest: SWIM TEAM: Upcoming Showtimes