More Than Robots will be coming to Disney+ to stream on March 18th and this documentary focuses on four teams of teens from around the world as they get ready for the 2020 FIRST® Robotics Competition. Teams from Los Angeles, Mexico City and Chiba, Japan work on taking there stuff to the global championships, but there are going to be a lot of challenges along the way.
We are looking forward to watching the teams in More Than Robots as it is always great to get robotics in the spotlight, but we feel like there is going to be a lot of team comradery and perseverance in this story as well. Also great to get the kids invested in watching some documentaries and love that Disney+ is always bring new entertainment for families.
“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.
“More Than Robots” is directed by Gillian Jacobs in her feature-length documentary directorial debut. Award winning Supper Club founders Jason Sterman, Brian McGinn, and David Gelb are the producers. Lucasfilm’s Michael Garcia and Christine Beebe serve as executive producers, with Jacqui Lopez as co-executive producer.