The Swim Team

Photo Credit: Nicole Chan

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 like winning. A co-presentation with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). For more information about the film, visit

PBS POV films will be held at the Gallery of Art (36 W Beach Drive, Panama City). Programming is facilitated by the Bay County Public Library. No ticket required. Attendance will be capped at room capacity. The Swim Team will be screened on Saturday, April 13 during the 11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. film block. Post-film discussion will be led by Crystal Grey-Hewett, FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD).

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