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SlingShot

  • 8.3 10
  • 2014
  • 88min
SlingShot
  • English
  • English, Spanish, French, Italian

An intimate and inspirational portrait of Segway inventor, Dean Kamen, his fascinating life, and his 15-year quest to solve the world's safe water crisis. Iconoclast, Kamen, is a modern hero. His inventions, mostly medical devices, help people in need and ease suffering. Several documentaries have been produced about the world’s dire water challenges. SlingShot is a film about an indomitable man who just might have enough passion, will, and innovative thinking to create a solution for a crisis that affects billions.

Awards
OFFICIAL SELECTION: IDFA/ Cinequest Film Festival/ Cleveland International Film Festival/ American Documentary Film Festival/ Florida Film Festival/ Kansas City Film Festival/ Earth Day Texas/ Nashville Film Festival/ Newport Beach Film Festival/ Berkshire International Film Festival/ Sausalito Film Series/ Maui Film Festival/ AFI DOCS Documentary Festival/ Boston Film Festival/ BendFilm Festival/ Chagrin Documentary Film Festival/ New Hampshire Film Festival/ Hollywood Film Festival/ Woodstock Film Festival/ Heartland Film Festival/ Environmental Film Festival/ Naples International Film Festival/ Virginia Film Festival/ Starz Denver Film Festival/ St. Louis International Film Festival/ Richmond Environmental Film Festival/ Sedona International Film Festival/ Boulder International Film Festival/ San Luis Obispo International Film Festival/ Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival/ Cinematheque in Herzilya Israel
 
Paul Lazarus
Director, Producer
Barry Opper
Producer
Dean Kamen
Himself

Production Companies

White Dwarf Productions