More Than Robots

“More Than Robots” follows four teams of teenagers from around the world as they prepare for the 2020 FIRST® Robotics Competition. Get to know teams from Los Angeles, Mexico City and Chiba, Japan as they work towards the goal of taking their unique designs all the way to the highly competitive global championships. Although they are faced with overcoming challenges along the way, such as having limited resources within their community or putting everything on hold because of a world-wide pandemic, the kids persevere and learn that there is a lot more to the competition than just robots.

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Film Screenings

Mar 14, 2022
6:30pm7:59pm
Mar 15, 9:00am CDT – Mar 17, 9:00am CDT
9:00am10:29am
Availability:United States
Mar 16, 2022
7:15pm8:44pm

Credits

Director:

Gillian Jacobs

Executive Producer:

Michael Garcia, Christine Beebe

Producer:

Jason Sterman, David Gelb, Brian McGinn

Cinematographer:

Jerry Henry

Editor:

Jared Martin

Music:

Stephanie Economou

Additional Credits:

Co-Executive Producer: Jacqui Lopez, Co-Producer: Jamie McBriety, Supervising Editor: Andy McAllister, Story Producer: Emily Van Bergen, Associate Producer: Chamberlain Staub, Supervising Producer: Arielle Kilker, Line Producers: Kai de Mello-Folsom, Bridget Stokes, Art Director: Jessica Rather, Animator: Eben McCue, Re-Recording Mixer: Danielle Dupree

Contact

Distributor:

Disney+
Marjon.Javadi@disney.com

Public Film Contact:

Jason Sterman
Supper Club
jason@supper-club.com

Publicity Contact:

Derek Del Rossi
Derek.Del.Rossi@disney.com
212-930-7782

Details

Primary Entry:
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Secondary Entry:
Music Badge
Interactive Badge
Film Festival Wristband
Year:

2021

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genre:

Documentary, Family

Screening Section:

Documentary Spotlight

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Country:

Japan, Mexico, United States

Language:

English, Spanish, Japanese with English Subtitles

Runtime:

89 mins