2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI
  • Breathe


2022 / USA / 16 Minutes / Zac Norrington

Film Synopsis

In 1983, Julie Ridge became the first person to swim two consecutive laps around Manhattan Island, earning her a guest appearance on The David Letterman Show. Now, living in Manhattan and working as a clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience, she dives into her memories of struggling with bipolar disorder, marathon swimming, and how the water has aided her journey.

Breathe - trailer from JCC Film on Vimeo.