The critically acclaimed documentary “Swim Team” has made waves since its debut in 2016. In this exclusive interview with U.S. Embassy Singapore, director Lara Stolman takes us behind the scenes of the making of the film. She also discusses inclusivity in sports and the difficulties persons with developmental disabilities face when they come of age.
About “Swim Team”:
What happens when the parents of an autistic boy in America form a competitive swim team of multiethnic autistic teens and train them with high expectations and zero pity? The Jersey Hammerheads are created, and the swimmers begin to have winning experiences in and out of the swimming pool.