Documentary Film from Gillian Jacobs and Supper Club
Streams Exclusively on Disney+ March 18
Today, Disney+ announced that the Gillian Jacobs-directed film “More Than Robots,” an original documentary presented by Supper Club and Disney+ and made in partnership with FIRST®, will premiere at the world-renowned SXSW (South by Southwest) Film Festival on March 14. On Friday, March 18, the documentary will stream exclusively on Disney+. Disney+ also unveiled the trailer for “More Than Robots,” which is available via the link above.
“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.