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Muddy Dreams – Poetic Short

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

Poetry by Tim Kroft, performed by William Zhang. This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

My Love Legacy – Poetic Short

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1.5 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

Features the poetry of Frank Doherty and the performances of 5 young adults with developmental disabilities.

This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

Nothing to Fear

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
45 min / narrative / 2006 / USA

A documentary film crew captures the behind the scenes happenings during the making of a vampire film. Reality and fiction become blurred as the seven actors with developmental disabilities lose themselves in their roles.

OC87

Directed by Glenn Holsten
91 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s Movie. Soon after college, mental illness interrupted Bud Clayman’s dreams of a filmmaking career. Thirty years later, he’s making the movie of his life.

One Fine Day

DIRECTED BY SIMA GONSAI
7 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2015 / UK

Travel through an imagined world in “One Fine Day”. This short dance film presents a collection of rhythmic and witty scenarios capturing the adventurous world of Freefall Dance Company.

Play. Stop. Rewind

Directed by Gerald Fantone
16 min / narrative / 2011 / Canada

On the day of their mother’s funeral, Dani finds his brother Joel, a boy with special needs, hiding under the bed. Together they try to come to terms with her absence.

Rainbow Connection

Directed by Kire Paputts
19 min / narrative / 2012 / Canada

A teenager with Down syndrome, spends hours drawings his favourite thing, rainbows. But behind his seemingly colourful world is a reality he can’t escape, his mother’s illness.

Rodney

Directed by Andrew Cody
14 min / narrative / 2007 / Australia

With unfailing determination, a man with a developmental disability forces his family to understand his perspective of the world he lives in.

Ruggero

Directed by Franco DiPietro
14 min / narrative / 2012 / Italy

A story about how we react when something important has been stolen from us.

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.