Producer - Director - Writer
Lara is an award-winning producer/director/writer of film and television. Her work has appeared on PBS, NBC, MSNBC, AMC, VH-1 and The New York Times' website.
Lara produced and directed "Swim Team," a feature documentary film chronicling the rise of a competitive swim team made up of diverse teenagers on the autism spectrum. A critically acclaimed film festival favorite, "Swim Team" won 13 awards and was released in US theaters with its theatrical premiere at New York's IFC Center in July, 2017. The film made its broadcast debut on PBS' renowned non-fiction showcase POV on October 2, 2017. It is currently streaming on Netflix.