The only distributor of films exclusively featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

ALL FILMS: A–Z

S#!T People Say to Autistic Service Dog Partners

Directed by Nathan Selove
3 min / narrative / 2013 / USA

If you are on the autism spectrum, have a service dog, or both you can probably relate to a lot of these. All these things have either been said to the filmmaker or friends of his.

*We also have the same film with the title “Stuff People Say to Autistic Service Dog Partners” to make it more suitable to select audiences. 

Sheri and Paul

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
11 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

A couple shares their personal thoughts on love and marriage in this candid and touching portrait. Sheri Pearl and Paul Kiok sat in front of the camera one afternoon and spoke candidly about their relationship and the feelings they were experiencing 3 months before their wedding.

Siblings

DIRECTED BY PAUL MCNEILL
10 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2004 / CANADA

Siblings is a touching look inside the world of those who have grown up with a sibling who has a developmental disability. This film explores the many challenges siblings, as well as the added responsibility that is thrust upon them at a very early age.

Simon

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIV KERNICK
5:30 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / NEW ZEALAND

Simon gives us a glimpse in to the complex world of deafness and autism. We begin to understand him, we see a gentle, strong hardworking man, interested in the world around him. A peek through a crack in a door firmly shut.

Snack and Drink

Directed by Bob Sabiston
4 min / ANIMATION / 1999 / USA

An animation starring Ryan Power, a teenager with autism living in Austin, Texas, which documents his trip to the local store for a snack and drink.

SOLO IN THE WILD – A SAFE PLACE TO REST

DIRECTED BY RAY JACOBS
4 1/2 MIN / EXPERIMENTAL / 2016 / UK

Being on the lookout, ever shifting, awake to danger. Moments of abandon letting go and enjoying the sensations of the forest, finally resting and being held by the forest. Performer: Graham Busby

SOLO IN THE WILD – ALWAYS HERE

DIRECTED BY RAY JACOBS
5 1/2 MIN / EXPERIMENTAL / 2016 / UK

A daily visit to a tree, a wish, an outpouring. Erika Juniper created this solo during our first residency in the woods. It shows and shares her connection to the landscape. Erika is a performer with Arty Party Physical Theatre.

SOLO IN THE WILD – LET GO

DIRECTED BY RAY JACOBS
5 1/2 MIN / EXPERIMENTAL / 2016 / UK

Let Go is an emotional journey mapping life’s up and downs along the length of tree branch, finding moments of serendipity, anger and ultimately letting go. Andrew Kelly crafted this solo during the devising week, it took a great deal of emotional strength to make this autobiographic work.

SOLO IN THE WILD – THE COMPOSER

DIRECTED BY RAY JACOBS
5 1/2 MIN / EXPERIMENTAL / 2016 / UK

The composer listens , the composer finds his place, the composer dances with the world. Mervyn Bradley is an intuitive and poetic performer, this work is his sensory response to the music, sounds and touch of the woods. Mervyn is an experienced actor and dancer.

Solos In the Wild – Four Solos

DIRECTED BY RAY JACOBS
17 MIN / EXPERIMENTAL / 2016 / UK

Four performers with learning disabilities present their own creative response to the beautiful wild woods of Pembrokeshire, Wales in the form of four four-minute solos.