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Screening  |  Beyond Boundaries: Swim Team

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 6:30 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Director: Lara Stolman,

2016

In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity.

SWIM TEAM chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels winning.

Website:  http://www.swimteamthefilm.com/

Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoWBIFpR8u0

 

Beyond Boundaries is curated by Professors Ruth Goldman, Meg Knowles, and Michael Niman and and is sponsored by:Buffalo State’s Equity and Campus Diversity Office, Women & Gender Studies, Communication Department and Burchfield Penney Art Center

Beyond Boundaries screenings are free and open to the public.