Chris Schmidt is the executive producer of Nova's "Thai Cave Rescue," which documents the struggles and science behind the harrowing days of the rescue of a dozen boys stranded inside a cave in Thailand.
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FILM DESCRIPTION FROM NOVA: Follow the harrowing operation to rescue 12 boys stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand, and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible. In July 2018, the world held its breath as an international team of cave divers endeavored to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded deep in a flooded cave in Thailand. Follow the harrowing operation and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible. Hear how rescuers explored every option — from pumping out water, to drilling a new exit, to ultimately cave-diving with the children through the treacherous, flooded passages.