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Lara Stolman
Swim team   director larastolman  photo by andy foster

Lara is an award-winning producer/director/writer of documentaries. Her work has appeared on NBC, MSNBC, AMC, VH-1 and The New York Times' website.

Lara produced and directed "Swim Team," a feature documentary chronicling the rise of a competitive swim team made up of diverse teenagers on the autism spectrum. For "Swim Team," Lara was named an IFP Documentary Completion Lab Fellow and awarded funding from the Aetna Foundation, Easterseals, the Karma Foundation and New York Women in Film and Television. "Swim Team" has screened at over 30 international festivals, won over 10 awards, will be released in US theaters in July, 2017 and will air on PBS' acclaimed non-fiction showcase POV in the fall.

Selected Works

  • Swim Team

    Swim Team theatrical trailer