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

DOCUMENTARIES

Chimes for Tyler

DIRECTED BY STEPHEN PANAGGIO
8 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

“Chimes for Tyler” is a story about a boy with autism named Tyler Doi who loves wind chimes.

Coaching Colburn

DIRECTED BY JEFF BEMISS
16 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

James Colburn was born with Fragile X Syndrome. At 26, he is a child at heart who finds joy in the smallest things and uses his gift of comedic timing to inspire those around him.

Cocktails With Ben

Directed by Jon Kent
11 min / documentary / 2009 / USA

Despite severe medical hardships, learning disabilities, and challenges “fitting in” with peers, Ben’s love for life, and for music, shines through. Cocktails with Ben is a testament to the human spirit with “life lessons” for all.

CUENTA CONMIGO

DIRECTED BY CLAUDIA BALMASEDA ORELLANES
9 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / CUBA / IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

In Cuba, a group of mothers bring their Down syndrome children to a dance program.  They perform with joy and verve in a park for a public audience.

Dancing With Downs

Directed by Elizabeth Wood
8 min / documentary / 2009 / Spain

Madrid dance troop Danza Down enchants audiences with classical ballet, traditional Spanish dance and musical theatre performances. What makes the dance troop special is that all of the dancers in the troop have Down Syndrome.

Determined to Dance

Directed by Peter Barton
15 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

A portrait of a group of young dancers with Down syndrome and their families. The video also includes rehearsal footage and actual performances.

Discovering the Truth with Tanner DeMita

DIRECTED BY MATTHEW GRCIC
9 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

Tanner discusses the time when he learned about his diagnosis of being autistic, and how it has actually helped him understand why he is the way he is.

Distinctively

Directed by Dania Maxwell
4 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

Ella and Eavan, both age 6, are identical twins. They were born only three minutes apart, yet are separated by a large distinction: Ella has Down syndrome while Eavan does not. Their parents strive to maximize their childrens’ potential.

Down To Be Up

Directed by Victoria Rondón and Steven Vega
7 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2012 / US

An uplifting and courageous glimpse into a young woman with Down syndrome and her daily struggles. Exploring simple complexities of the everyday, María Barbara takes us into the deep recesses of her heart, finding meaning in what most of us take for granted.

Downtown

Directed by Piotr Sliwowski
54 min / documentary / 2010 / Poland

Downtown showcases the work of Polish photographer Oiko Petersen, who decided to feature people with Down syndrome in a high fashion photo spread.