The Swimmers Screening and Live Debrief

TUESDAY NOV 29, 2022 12:00 PM

Based on a true story, THE SWIMMERS follows the journey of two sisters from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Mardini sisters embark on a harrowing journey as refugees, putting both their hearts and champion swimming skills to heroic use. Starring Nathalie Issa, Manal Issa, Matthias Schweighöfer, Ahmed Malek, James Krishna Floyd, Nahel Tzegai, Kinda Alloush and Ali Suliman. Directed by Sally El Hosaini, with a screenplay written by El Hosaini and multi-award-winning screenwriter and playwright Jack Thorne. Produced by Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner alongside Ali Jaafar and Tim Cole with Stephen Daldry executive producing.

Register below to receive access to a panel discussion featuring the film’s director, Sally El Hosaini, actor Matthias Schweighöfer, and Yusra Mardini, whose experience the film is based on, and a link to join the November 29 live debrief with other viewers and Anthony Enriquez, Vice President of US Advocacy and Litigation at RFK Human Rights.