Florida Film Festival: Bots High Trailer




Here is an early bit of Florida Film Festival coverage coming your way.

You check out the new trailer for Bots High, Joey Daoud's feature length documentary about a bunch of high school kids down in Miami designing, building and competing with their own battle bots during the 2009-10 school year.

Here's the link: Bots High - High School Robotics Documentary - Official Trailer

Bots High follows three teams of high school robotics geeks who build and battle their way to a national robotics competition in Miami. Our heroes include genius inventor Will, who constructs seemingly indestructible bots that unfortunately self-destruct (sometimes in a cloud of smoke and flames), and My Mechanical Romance, a team of Catholic school girls who stand out amid male bot participants with a combination of beauty, brains, and fashion sense.

The doc is well worth the time to see (more on this in the paper, I promise), but unfortunately only has one screening during the festival, at the Regal Winter Park Village, on Sunday, 4-17 at noon.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.