Swim Team


Swim Team - SC posterThe parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, recruiting other teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of three diverse young athletes, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence, and a life that feels winning.


“Eye-opening, thoughtful, inspiring…” – Hollywood Reporter


Lara Stolman -Swim TeamLara Stolman, Director

Lara Stolman has produced news and documentaries that have aired on NBC, MSNBC, TLC, AMC, VH-1 and The New York Times’ website. Her film Portraits of Survival screened at the Hamptons International Film Festival, aired on MSNBC, and received the Cine Golden Eagle. For Swim Team, her first feature documentary film, she was named an IFP Documentary Lab Fellow, awarded the New York Women in Film and Television’s Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness grant, and received completion funding from the Karma Foundation. Lara has guest lectured on documentary production at New York University, served as a juror for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, and writes for the Huffington Post. She has a BA in Political Science from Columbia College of Columbia University and Juris Doctor Degree from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.


Thursday March 15, 2018 Longleaf Studios Jacksonville, AL 7:00 PM CT
Friday March 16, 2018 Ritz Theatre Sheffield, AL 7:00 PM CT
Sunday March 18, 2018 The Center for Rural Development Somerset, KY 2:00 PM ET
Monday March 19, 2018 Rector Little Theatre, inside Conway Boatman Chapel Barbourville, KY 7:00 PM ET
Tuesday March 20, 2018 The Batte Center, Wingate University Monroe, NC 7:00 PM ET
Thursday March 22, 2018 Crosby Theatre, Troy University Troy, AL 6:00 PM CT
Friday March 23, 2018 Historic Christ Church & Carriage House Hapeville, GA 7:00 PM ET