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

ALL FILMS: A–Z

ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

Directed by Louise Tiranoff
3 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

In this short video, we meet a boy whose little sister has Angelman Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Through a poem he wrote, we see the strong bond that exists between these siblings.

Autism Is A World

Directed by Gerardine Wurzburg
40 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

A documentary on an autistic woman’s inner world, her writing, and the friends she makes while in college.

Autism: A Somali-American Story

DIRECTED BY RACHEL ANTELL & ELLIE PIERCE
11 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / USA

There is no word for “Autism” in the Somali language; yet, in the Somali refugee population of Minnesota, many American-born children are being diagnosed with severe Autism.

Awareness

PRODUCED BY IHC NEW ZEALAND
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / NEW ZEALAND

People from all over New Zealand with I/DD share their difficulties and hopes. It might make you think what people’s lives could be like if we focused more on their abilities, rather than their disabilities.

Bastion

Directed by Ray Jacobs
10 min / narrative / 2013 / UK

Bastion, the barber, was having an ordinary day. As he was preparing to head home, he entered, the harmless fool.

Be My Brother

Directed by Genevieve Clay-Smith
8 min / narrative / 2009 / Australia

A young man’s charm and charisma challenges the prejudices of a stranger at a bus stop. Be My Brother won the top prize in Australia’s TropFest Film Festival in 2009.

Beautiful

Directed by Genevieve Clay
17 min / narrative / 2010 / Australia

Two people with disabilities navigate through the challenges they’re faced with when their relationship is displayed in public.

Begin to Grow

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
26 min / narrative / 2009 / USA

A spiritual guru on a public access show and the owner of a television network both seek financial enlightenment. The talents of eight actors with developmental disabilities are showcased on this comedic farce.

BEING SEEN

DIRECTED BY PAUL ZEHRER
16 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / USA

A combination of funny, acerbic, and heart-wrenching, these people’s candid and articulate self-awareness quickly shatter preconceptions of the disabled. Rather than defining themselves by their diagnosis, individuals (young and old) strive to create meaning, meet adversity, and dream of their futures.

BEN’S FILMING THE MOVIE

DIRECTED BY JACKSON GALLAGHER
7 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2015 / AUSTRALIA

Ben’s Filming The Movie, is about Benjamin Howard, a 14-year-old boy who loves acting and movies. What he likes about acting is “staring at people, keeping his head very still, speaking like an American and acting as a different person.”