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Photos: World Bank Screening

Screening of SlingShot at the World Bank in Washington DC on April 5, 2016.

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Photos: Cinematheque Herzliya

Promotional posters for Cinematheque Herzliya screening of “Slingshot” in Herzliya, Israel on March 10, 2016.

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Interview: Masters of None

Featured on “Masters of None” Podcast: Director Paul Lazarus talks “Slingshot”and the progress the documentary’s subject, Dean Kamen,  has made following the film’s completion. Listen to it here

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Article: EYES IN Magazine

Take a look at this publication of EYES IN Magazine featuring an article about SlingShot and interview with Director Paul Lazarus. EYES IN PUBLICATION

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Review: Library Journal

This largely autobiographical film zooms in on Dean Kamen, the irrepressible inventor of the self-balancing battery-­powered vehicle Segway. Kamen tells his story on camera, supplemented by news footage, film clips, and commentary. Kamen says he loves machinery and is an inventor at heart. He talks of engineering medical devices and organizing robotics competitions to inspire […]

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Photo: BOOST Conference Film Festival

Producer Barry Opper and Impact Producer Chloe Simmons speaking at the Best Out of School Time Conference in Palm Springs.

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Web Interview: ChangingTimesPress.com

Featured on ChangingTimesPress.com: Director/Producer Paul Lazarus speaks with Laurence Peters about “SlingShot” and how you stay creative over time.

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Review: SantaFeNewMexican.com

FOUR CHILES (highest rating – spicy!) for SlingShot in the Pasatiempo (Santa Fe * New Mexican) ” fascinating, multidimensional”

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Radio Interview: KVSF 101.5 The Richard Eeds Show

Film Director Paul Lazarus, “SlingShot”, About Inventor Dean Kamen

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Article: abqjournal.com

Check out the article on abqjournal.com ‘SlingShot’ looks at water issues in Ghana; screens at CCA in Santa Fe

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News Segment: It Ain’t Rocket Science

Featured on Connect a Million Minds’ “It Ain’t Rocket Science:” An examination of SlingShot’s connection to STEM, science and engineering.

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Review: JewishExponent.com

Featured on JewishExponent.com: “Uplifting, portraying the passion he [Kamen] has for inspiring young students to change the world.”

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Review: GettingSmart.com

Featured on GettingSmart.com: “Astounding.” “I’m inspired by people who use an innovation mindset to tackle the world’s problems.”

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Radio Interview: KNX-AM Radio

Featured on KNX-AM Radio: Filmmaker Paul Lazarus was interviewed about the documentary, SlingShot. Listen to it here:

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Radio Interview: 89.3 KPCC – Take Two

Featured on SCPR.org: Filmmaker Paul Lazarus joined the show to talk about the documentary, SlingShot.

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Review: KamWilliams.com

Featured on KamWilliams.com and Arts Weekly (below): “Fascinating from beginning to end.”

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Review: AmericanScientist.org

Featured on AmericanScientist.org: “One is left with the impression of a man of incredible drive, deserving of great credit for some remarkable inventions and successes, yet who still keenly feels his setbacks and failures. One gets no inkling that Kamen intends to ever give up, and we’re left rooting for him to keep going, keep […]

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Review: SlashFilm.com

Featured on SlashFilm.com:   “SlingShot…makes you admire the power and capacity for human ingenuity.”

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Article: WaterTake1.com

Check out the article on watertake1.com: Documentary Spotlight: SlingShot, Produced and Directed by Paul Lazarus

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Review: EETimes.com

Featured on eetimes.com: “Dean Kamen’s solution could mean the difference between life and death for countless people” “This documentary is a real eye opener.”

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Article: RealScreen.com

Check out the article on RealScreen: Exclusive clip: Kamen takes on water crisis in “SlingShot”

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Article: Mother Nature Network

Check out the article on mnn.com: ‘SlingShot’ takes aim at the global water crisis

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Article: Indiewire.com

Check out Director/Producer Paul Lazarus’ article on Indiewire.com: Exclusive: This Documentary Could Help Solve the World’s Water Problem

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TV Interview: WNBC/NBC 4 New York & COZI-TV

Award-winning director/producer Paul Lazarus sits down with Marc Santia to discuss his film “SlingShot,” a documentary about inventor Dean Kamen’s mission to solve the world’s water crisis.

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Review: TheMovieBox.net

Featured on themoviebox.net: “SlingShot is..a sort-of humanitarian call to arms.”

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Review: Treehugger.com

Featured on treehugger.com: “‘An inspiring portrait’ of this modern-day Thomas Edison.”  

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Review: Fastcompany.com

Featured on fastcompany.com: “Dean Kamen, inventor extraordinaire, is at it again.”

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Review: The Huffington Post

SlingShot was featured on HuffingtonPost.com: “‘Slingshot’ is OUTSTANDING. If you want to make an indelible gift impact on your family, your friends, your children and yourself, Slingshot is a certain success. Go see it and learn more about Dean Kamen and his sui generis ability to solve some of the world’s most serious problems.”   […]

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Review: Video Librarian Magazine

As featured in Video Librarian Magazine: “An inspiring, endearing documentary…” Be sure to read the full review below:

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Review: 1worldcinema.com

SlingShot was featured on 1worldcinema.com “An overnight success takes 20 years in the making.”

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Review: EYES IN Magazine

SlingShot was featured on Eyesin.com: “THIS IS THE BEST DOCUMENTARY I HAVE SEEN THIS YEAR.”

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Review: Blogcritics.org

SlingShot was featured on Blogcritics.org: “The film is fascinating, accessible and fun…the more something appears to be haphazard and hopeless, the more Kamen enjoys finding his way to a solution…this is a film you should not miss.”  

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Web Interview: Tech Times

“And when he told me that he was working on the world’s water crisis and inventing a technology that could clean any form of contaminated water, I actually had the thought that this could be the most important thing he ever takes on.”

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Print: Perreault Magazine

SlingShot was featured in Perreault Magazine: “SlingShot is a film about an indomitable man who might just have enough passion, will, and innovative thinking to create a solution to a crisis that affects billions.”

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Interview: Breaking It Down with Frank MacKay

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Frank MacKay: “A lot of these kids that we were dealing with had never seen clean running water in their lives. They were startled by it.”

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Interview: To The Stars Through Adversity with Svetlana Kim

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by To The Stars Through Adversity: “Dean’s attitude about this device is that if he can get it out to the world, he can help eliminate half the hospital beds in the whole world.”

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Interview: Detroit Free Press with John Monaghan

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Detroit Free Press: “The idea that everyone has the right to clean water becomes a socioeconomic issue with ramifications all over the country — and the world.”

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Web Interview: Boulder International Film Festival

“We’re trying to reach a lot of people about clean water and I think Boulder International Film Festival has really been helping us with that.”

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Interview: Not Impossible Now with Todd Jensen

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Not Impossible Now: “My own awareness of the water crisis really came from making this film. When Dean said yes to making the film, I did what any good filmmaker would do: I started educating myself. I was, frankly, really naïve at the start of this film, and now I […]

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TV Interview: CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning recently featured a segment about inventor Dean Kamen. The interview incorporates numerous clips from our SlingShot documentary.

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TV Interview: CBS Sunday Morning (Teaser)

CBS Sunday Morning recently featured a segment about inventor Dean Kamen. The interview incorporates numerous clips from our SlingShot documentary. Here’s a teaser of the segment.

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Review: Environmental Film Festival by US Water Alliance

SlingShot was reviewed by US Water Alliance: “The documentary tells a wonderful story on the value of water, the spirit of innovation, and the triumph of collaboration, which can all be applied domestically, here in the U.S., as well as internationally where the humanitarian needs are greatest.”

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Interview: The Independent Critic with Richard Propes

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by The Independent Critic: “It’s a changing world everyday. Water gets bigger and bigger as a topic. It’s not under a rock now. I still think it’s a large distance before the broader population will understand all that’s going on with water. I’d like to think that the more people see […]

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Interview: Sky Blue Window with Joseph S. Pete

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Sky Blue Window: “It’s a movie about hope, the idea that a human being can actually use science and technology to solve our problems,” Lazarus says.”

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TV Interview: New Hampshire Chronicle with Sean McDonald

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by New Hampshire Chronicle

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TV Interview: WISH-TV with Scott Sander

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by WISH-TV

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Interview: All Things Considered with Brady Carlson

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by All Things Considered: “I think it’s also important to say that the issue of the world’s water crisis is so enormous that many, many solutions need to be found. Dean likes to say that there’ll be 206 solutions for the 206 countries. They’ll all be different. And I think he’s […]

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Interview: The Good Men Project with Tom Burns

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by The Good Men Project: “This isn’t a film to me, it’s a cause. I’d never been to any third world country before I went to Ghana and, when I saw those kids get clean water for the first time, the excitement of running up to those taps… it’s something we […]

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TV Interview: NECN Boston with Ally Donnelly

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by NECN Boston

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Interview: Valley News with Nicola Smith

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Valley News: “Dean is completely unapologetic about every aspect of his life. When you know him even slightly and know what he gets done in a day. …When you start to contextualize his life that way, the things that seem eccentric seem less so to me,” Lazarus said.”

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Interview: The Dartmouth with Aimee Sung

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by The Dartmouth: “Water issues are so embarrassingly huge, not one movie is going to come close to dealing with the issue,” Lazarus said. “But SlingShot’s going to be a good way to start for people who have no idea what’s going on.”

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Review: Dartmouth College by Rebecca Bailey

SlingShot was reviewed by Dartmouth College: “As it illustrates the need for viable water purification technology, the film enters Kamen’s world and watches as the man many consider “a 21st-century Edison” sees the project through, including field-testing it in African communities.”

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Interview: USC Outside the Box [Office] Q&A with Michael Renov

Director, Paul Lazarus, Producer, Barry Opper, and Associate Producer/Consulting Editor Douglas Blush were interviewed by Michael Renov at the USC Outside the Box [Office] screening.

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Web Interview: AFI Docs with Mark G. Porter

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Mark G. Porter, AFI DOCS:

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Interview: Maui Film Festival with Sara Tekula

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Maui Film Festival: “We hope the film will inspire people to action and mainly do three things: 1. Help spread the awareness and use of the SlingShot technology all over the world where people need clean water 2. Inspire everyone and particularly young people about STEM careers and science/technology […]

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Radio Interview: The Bottom Line Show with Lillian Walker

Discover Entertainment Internet Radio with The Bottom Line Show on BlogTalkRadio

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Review: Newport Beach Film Festival by Grand Magazine

SlingShot was reviewed by Grand Magazine: “It’s one of those films you want your 9- to 15-year-old children or grandchildren – as well as their parents and teachers – to watch. It’s an inspirational true story of what can happen when real people, given the proper guidance, set out to solve real problems. This is […]

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Interview: Newport Beach Independent with Gina Dostler

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Newport Beach Independent: “I think that it is a wonderful solution to an incredibly complex problem,” said Lazarus. “There are a lot of them out there and they are all important such as converting sea water in Israel, but the Slingshot is a unique silver bullet. You don’t need […]

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Web Interview: Awards Ceremony at Florida Film Festival

Director Paul Lazarus was interviewed by Orlando Live:

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