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Parents And Athletes Venture Out And Connect In 'Swim Team'

Lara Stolman's documentary follows three members of a swim team made up entirely of athletes with autism. The team offers community and support — to the swimmers, and to their parents.
Kelvin Truong (L), Robert Justino (hands behind back), and Mikey McQuay, Jr. (hands on head) listen to Maria McQuay. Source: Argot Pictures

Lara Stolman's Swim Team is long enough to break and warm your heart in equal measure — which is about what you'd expect from a documentary about teenagers with autism who are training to compete in the Special Olympics. To its enormous credit, Swim Team is a very specific film that doesn't engage with the often acrimonious

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