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

DRAMAS

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.

Best Interest

Directed by Stephen Clarke
9 min / narrative / 2010 / UK

Paul makes the big mistake of letting his brother know he fancies Sam…who tells his dad, who tells his support worker, who tells his teacher…

Betrayal

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

A poem written by Anonymous and recited/performed by Nadirah McFadden.

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.

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.

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.

Breakaway: A Tale of Two Survivors

Directed by Matthew Welsh
45 min / documentary / 2000 / Canada

This provocative documentary tells the story of the conflicted relationship between two men coping with the consequences of severe, traumatic brain injury.

Bro

DIRECTED BY Chris Dundon-Smith
18 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2010 / UK

Simon’s brother Mark suffers from Fragile X Syndrome. Simon believes his failure to lead a normal adolescent life is solely down to his brothers disability.

BURT I, II & III

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
25 min & 8 min & 2 min / documentary / 2002 & 2005 & 2010 / USA

Through first person anecdotes which reveal a savant’s amazing memory, we meet Burt, a man with developmental disabilities who survived decades of inhuman treatment to become a person who enjoys life to the fullest.