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DENNIS’ REVENGE

Directed by Christopher Louie
4 min / music video / 2006 / USA

A crazy night out for a hardcore man with Down syndrome and all his friends! This is a provocative film which “pushes the envelope” in terms of what is considered acceptable representations of people with developmental disabilities.

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.

Extra Ordinary

DIRECTED BY DAVID QUINN
5 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / CANADA

A glimpse into the lives of two young individuals with Down Syndrome living happy and fulfilling lives. With the goal of increased acceptance for the Down syndrome community, this film was created to challenge the associated stigmas. People with Down syndrome can, and do, lead meaningful, happy lives.

Family Life

DIRECTED BY YVONNE DUBOURDIEU
8 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2012 / CANADA

Can individuals with developmental disabilities be good parents? “Family Life” profiles Clement & Karen Lefebvre and their two children.

FIGHTER

DIRECTED BY BUGSY STEEL
7 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2017 / UK

Ten minutes before a boxing match, a teenage boxer with Down syndrome fights for his right to get in the ring.
The story unfolds backstage in the immediate moments leading up to the fight. Fighter finds himself torn between his over-bearing trainer, a sister who hates seeing him get hurt and a boxing committee unsure whether to sanction him to fight at all.
Both an exploration of amateur boxing and freedom of choice, Fighter is a tense, visceral human drama about one person’s fight to follow his dreams.

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.

Fixing Luka

DIRECTED BY JESSICA ASHMAN
11 MIN / ANIMATION / 2011 / SCOTLAND

Lucy thinks her brother, Luka, is broken. His obsessive, meticulous, infuriating arrangements of sugar cubes and thimbles prove it. Lucy thinks he should be fixed, but not in the way she imagines…

FLOATING BOY

DIRECTED BY BEN KERNS
7 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2018 / USA

Floating Boy is the story of a young man who wants to fly. His father, wanting the best for his boy, wants him to stay grounded.

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.