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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Weinsteins On Water With Bell, Keith, Farrell

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Ali and Larry Weinstein are setting off on an ideal father-daughter project: creating a documentary film about three generations of female marathon swimmers in Canada for The Sports Network (TSN), a Canadian sports channel.

Ali, a former synchronized swimmer, released her first documentary feature, Mermaids, in 2017 about mermaid mythology and its subcultures.

When TSN asked me if I’d make another documentary for them, I knew exactly who I wanted to be my co-director,” Larry said to The Toronto Observer. “I always wanted to work with Ali really badly.”

The Weinstein documentary will follow International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductees 80-year-old Marilyn Bell [shown above] and 57-year-old Vicki Keith Munro, and 15-year-old Maya Farrell who is training to complete a new 88 km swim from Rochester, New York to Toronto, Canada.

TSN approved the documentary in March, the first shooting was on April 5th, and it is due by September for a fall broadcast.

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