Swim team

Woodland Park Productions

DVD - 2017

Chronicles the winning debut season of the Jersey Hammerheads, a competitive swim team formed by the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum that consisting exclusively of autistic teens.

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Documentary films
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[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS [2017]
[Arlington, Virginia] : [2017]
Extended director's cut ; widescreen
Item Description
Subtitle on container: To level the playing field, they had to get into the water.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016 and broadcast on television program P.O.V. on PBS in 2017.
Program content: ©2016.
"This program includes material that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discretion is advised"--Container.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Laela Kilbourn ; music, Mark Suozzo.
Corporate Author
Woodland Park Productions (production company)
Other Authors
Lara Stolman (film producer), Shanna Belott (editor of moving image work), Ann (Producer) Collins
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"What would you do if your community gave up on your child? The parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands, forming a competitive swim team, recruiting teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Watch the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence, and a life that feels winning."

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Follows three teenage boys on the Jersey Hammerheads, a swim team made up entirely of young adults with autism spectrum disorders.