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I’m A Ghost

DIRECTED BY ANTHONY DI SALVO
30 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2009 / USA

During an emotional time in his life Jimmy is enrolled, by his father, at a boarding school. While there he is bullied by his roommates, gets a crush on a waitress and meets a ghost.

A Sprout Make-A-Movie production shot in 2009 – starring Peter Ford as Jimmy and Dan Waite as The Ghost with a supporting cast of Stephen Hutson, Kevin Moreno, Chad Brown and Sabrina Saunders.

Ten young adults with IDD from Brooklyn and Manhattan signed up to make a short film through Sprout’s Make-A-Movie Program. The 10 young adults, new to acting, were joined by a small film crew at a secluded resort with the goal to make a movie in 5 days. “I’m a Ghost” is the result of that effort.

Jack Blond

Directed by Rebecca Coley
12 MIN / NARRATIVE/ 2008 / UK

Jack Blond is a regular guy with Down syndrome who idolizes James Bond. When a priceless diamond comes to town, he gets the chance to prove he’s as good as his hero.

Karate Ruler

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
14 min / narrative / 1999 / USA

The year is 3168 and planet Earth is being threatened by the evil Natas, from planet Olvidan. Hope for a peaceful future lies in the hands of the Karate Ruler. All actors in this sci-fi thriller have developmental disabilities.

King of Camp

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
42 min / narrative / 2005 / USA

A tale about Viru, a self-proclaimed music buff, and how he survived his first day at summer camp. This video features acting and musical performances by people with developmental disabilities.

Lipstick

Directed by Sam Rubin
3 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2002 / USA

An angsty teen locks himself in his bathroom with a tube of lipstick as he avoids his overbearing mother.

Man Without Direction

DIRECTED BY JOHANNES STJÄRNE NILSSON
15 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2015 / SWEDEN

A dark, humoristic and surrealistic journey inspired by Dante’s Inferno.

Marina’s Ocean

DIRECTED BY CASSIO PEREIRA DOS SANTOS
17 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2014 / BRAZIL

A 15-year old girl with Down syndrome starts a personal journey to visit the sea for the first time.

Married Life

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

Written by Enrichment Center poet, Tawanda Renee Shore. Performed by Samantha Moore.

This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

Mr. Blue Sky

Directed by Sarah Gurfield
86 min / narrative / 2007 / USA

A narrative about an unconventional love triangle between three childhood buddies; two girls, one born with Down syndrome, and one boy.

Muddy Dreams – Poetic Short

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

Poetry by Tim Kroft, performed by William Zhang. This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.