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

DRAMAS

By Any Other Name

Directed by Dave Midell
15 min / narrative / 2010 / USA

One day the monotony of Jared’s life is up-ended when he meets his pretty new co-worker Marissa. Before they know it, they develop a close friendship, one unlike either of them, ever experienced before.

Bye

Directed by Anthony Morrison
10 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

Follow Jayden, a two and half year old diagnosed with autism, through his first months of school in the Bronx.

Check Out

Directed by Bobby Marinelli
10 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2013 / USA

Kelly and Allison are two 20-something grocery store employees who find out that the best friendships blossom when they are most needed.

Down In Number 5

Directed by Kim Spurlock
18 min / narrative / 2009 / USA

Retired coal miner Carl Short, 65, lives with his 40-year-old son Sammy, who has Down syndrome. Carl suffers from black lung. When money from a class action lawsuit fails to materialize, Carl realizes his options are running out.

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.

Drona & Me

Directed by Catherine van Campen
19 min / documentary / 2009 / Netherlands

Drona & Me is a portrait of Drona,  a Hindu boy on the autism spectrum, as seen through the eyes of Arjun, his elder brother. A lovingly double-portrait of two brothers, Drona & Me director Catherine van Campen has won the award for the best script at the Kids & Docs project.

Fair Play

Directed by David Herman
56 min / documentary / 2008 / UK

Actors with learning disabilities rehearse an acclaimed play by Claire Luckham, “The Choice”, a play about abortion and Luckham’s relationship with her older brother Ben, who has Down syndrome.

Fathers’ Voices: A Journey of the Heart

Directed by Greg Schell and James May
14 min / documentary / 2004 / US

Fathers’ Voices focuses on four men raising children with developemental disabilities. In an intimate, honest and powerful manner, they share their hopes, dreams, joys and challenges.

Finding Fred

Directed by Geoffrey Kappenberg
10 min / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / USA

Finding Fred shows the development of love, admiration and enormous devotion between two brothers once separated by the Willowbrook State School, an institution for “children with mental retardation.”

The filmmaker gently guides a discussion about the past, present, and future, showing that with support, everyone can learn. This is a love story of brothers reunited.

Forgotten People

Directed by Witness
9.5 min / documentary / 2000 / USA

This film documents the inhumane conditions faced by individuals with mental disabilities situated in grossly understaffed, inadequate and neglectful psychiatric facilities around the world.