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

SHORT FILMS

I AM ALIVE

DIRECTED BY MIRRANDA BURTON
2 1/2 MIN / MUSIC VIDEO / 2014 / AUSTRALIA

‘I Am Alive’ tells the story of the band Rudely Interrupted’s travels and tours around the globe, from airports to hotels, from the suitcases to the stage.

I CAN’T SIT STILL AND CONCENTRATE

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

Poetry by Jennifer Fan, performed by Nadirah McFadden. 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.

I Don’t Care

Directed by Caroline Giammetta
14 min / narrative / 2013 / UK

A mother-to-be faces the high possibility of having a child with Down syndrome and befriends a family who share their experiences and guide her towards a different perspective.

I Go Down

Directed by Paul Bourgeois
5 min / music video / 2005 / Finland

A music video about the ability of a musician not the disability of man with autism – musician David Andrews, who has a Masters in Educational Psychology.

I LOVE GRILLED CHEESE

Directed by Scott Anderson
4 min / documentary / 2013 / Canada

Libby provides some insight about the joys of living with her best friend, and big brother, Max, who has Down syndrome.

I WISH

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

Poem written by Emily Meek / Reprinted from Ideal Way (Seeing Ability in Disability).

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.

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.

I’m Painting Some Imagination

Directed by Linnea Widen
14 min / documentary / 2010 / Sweden

This is a portrait of two artists with intellectual disabilities who use their art to express themselves and reflect the world as they sees it.

Ingrid’s Big Jump

DIRECTED BY ZOË HARVEY
10 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / AUSTRALIA

Ingrid’s big goal is to hang glide. Her journey to the edge of the precipice took hard work, perseverance and character – the latter she has in spades.

JABALUU

DIRECTED BY STATION 17
3:20 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.