THE IMPOSSIBLE SWIM

 

2018

47’

 

Co-Director

 

Documentary made for TSN as part of their Engraved on a Nation Series


 

The Impossible Swim follows 16-year-old Maya Farrell as she attempts to swim across Lake Ontario at its widest point. She looks to mentor Marilyn Bell, the first person to make it across the lake, and coach Vicki Keith, the most accomplished open water swimmer in history, for inspiration as she prepares to reach the shore, no matter what.

 

Nominated for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program. 

Co-Directed by Larry Weinstein and Produced by Circle Blue Entertainment.