MSNBC to Air ‘Underwater Dreams’


By Chris Ariens Comment

UnderwaterDreamsMSNBC is among the NBCU networks which will air a new documentary championed by NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises and Content. The film, “Underwater Dreams,” chronicles the story of four teenage boys, the sons of Mexican immigrants, who entered a sophisticated underwater robotics competition, going up against the likes of engineering powerhouse MIT.

The film will first run in about 100 AMC theatres across the country on Friday. Then two weeks from today, on July 20, MSNBC and Telemundo will simultaneously broadcast a special television version of the film, in both English and Spanish. NBCU network mun2 will broadcast it the following day.

The film is produced by award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio. Actor Michael Peña is the narrator. Jeb Bush, Jr., is among the executive producers of the project which was funded in part by The Bezos Family Foundation.