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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.

Between Sasquatch and Superman

Directed by Perrin Kerns
10 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

Clark, a young man with Down syndrome, seeks to understand his own difference through his obsessive fascination with Sasquatch and Superman.

Billy The Kid

Directed by Jennifer Venditti
84 min / documentary / 2006 / USA

Billy the Kid is an inspiring portrayal of adolescence, which takes an intimate look at a truly unique character, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome after the making of the film.

Board and Care

Directed by Ron Ellis
27 min / NARRATIVE / 1980 / USA

Starring two young people with Down syndrome, this sensitive drama focuses on their desire to have a relationship. Board and Care won the Academy Award in 1980 for Best Live Action Short Subject.

This film highlights the difficulty of the main character’s desires and how they are thwarted by circumstances and the well-meaning plans of their adult guardians.

Brandon

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIV KERNICK
7 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / NEW ZEALAND

Brandon lives in a silent world of deafness and autism. He moves to an uncomplicated rhythm. Sometimes reaching out for connection, other times he treads a solitary path. He is supported and secure with the freedom to follow his daily routines.

Bread Makers

Directed by Yasmin Fredda
11 min / documentary / 2007 / Scotland

Yasmin Fedda’s award winning documentary Breadmakers focuses on Edinburgh’s Garvald Bakery, a social enterprise staffed by 12 people with learning disabilities.