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

DOCUMENTARIES

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.

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.”

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.

BEYOND BORDERS

DIRECTED BY BRECHT VANMEIRHAEGHE
20 MIN/ DOCUMENTARY/ 2009 / BELGIUM
SEVERAL LANGUAGES WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Beyond Borders is a strong poet mosaic narration representing three people of different ethnic origin having a physical or mental disability. Director Brecht Vanmeirhaeghe captures their gripping life story in an exposing and sensitive way.

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.

Borderline

Directed by Slawomir Grunberg
78 min / documentary / 2005 / USA

Did Eunice Baker, a woman with mild intellectual disability really commit the murder of the child she was babysitting? By delving into her troubled backgrounds, this film explores the complexities leading up to that tragic night.

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.