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

ROMANCE

Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown

Directed by Nancy Fliesler
46 min / documentary / 2002 / USA

This realistic yet loving portrait counters saccharine portrayals of people with developmental disabilities. Marni and Kris, married in 1993, live and work in NYC. Laced with irreverent humor, their story questions the meaning of “intelligence.”

Love and Independence in East Providence

DIRECTED BY KASSIE BRACKEN
10 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

Lori Sousa knew Peter Maxmean was her soul mate when they first met, and now they are showing how people with intellectual disabilities can live, work and thrive in a community.

Love Is A Strange Game

DIRECTED BY Station 17
3:45 min / music video/ 2014 / Germany

A music video by Station 17- a collection of improvisational musicians gathered from a Hamburg community of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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.

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.

Ruggero

Directed by Franco DiPietro
14 min / narrative / 2012 / Italy

A story about how we react when something important has been stolen from us.

Sheri and Paul

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
11 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

A couple shares their personal thoughts on love and marriage in this candid and touching portrait. Sheri Pearl and Paul Kiok sat in front of the camera one afternoon and spoke candidly about their relationship and the feelings they were experiencing 3 months before their wedding.

Strong Love

Directed by Bonnie Burt
56 min / documentary / 2007 / USA

The story of world-class weight lifter Jon Shapiro and his childhood sweetheart Holly James, both of whom were born with Down syndrome.

The Best Thing We Ever Done

DIRECTED BY: IHC New Zealand
6 min / documentary/ 2010 / New Zealand

Two couples from New Zealand with I/DD share their personal stories of how they met and the challenges they faced. “We had battles in life but we got over that by getting help.”

The Eighth Day

Directed by Jaco Van Dormael
108 min / narrative / 1996 / Belgium / French with English Subtitles

A chance encounter one night between Georges and overworked businessman Harry (Daniel Auteil) sets the scene for a carefully-crafted examination of love, loss and the rediscovery of life.