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

SHORT FILMS

Acting Normal

DIRECTED BY GREG BYERS
35 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2009 / USA

A performing arts studio for adults with developmental disabilities changes the perception of Hollywood casting agents and producers to hire these trained actors to play characters with disabilities in film and television.

Adam

EDWARD REYNOSO
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

Filmmaker, Edward Reynoso and Adam Carter met after signing up for peer tutoring at their high school. In Edward’s opinion, Adam is one of the most interesting kids he’s met. And so this film was made for him. 

Against the Fence – The Riley Campbell Story

Directed by Kurt Richter
19 min / documentary / 2011 / USA

Riley was brutally beaten in a bias crime because of his developmental disability. This is a story about his recovery and his own participation in bringing justice to his life.

ANDERS & HARRI

Directed by Asa Blanck and Johan Palmgren
13 min / documentary / 2008 / Sweden / Swedish with English Subtitles

Anders and Harri are best friends. Both are interested in music. Anders in obsessed with trains. The two friends decide to go to Gem, scene of Sweden’s worst ever train disaster in 1918.

ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

Directed by Louise Tiranoff
3 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

In this short video, we meet a boy whose little sister has Angelman Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Through a poem he wrote, we see the strong bond that exists between these siblings.

Autism: A Somali-American Story

DIRECTED BY RACHEL ANTELL & ELLIE PIERCE
11 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / USA

There is no word for “Autism” in the Somali language; yet, in the Somali refugee population of Minnesota, many American-born children are being diagnosed with severe Autism.

Awareness

PRODUCED BY IHC NEW ZEALAND
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / NEW ZEALAND

People from all over New Zealand with I/DD share their difficulties and hopes. It might make you think what people’s lives could be like if we focused more on their abilities, rather than their disabilities.

Bastion

Directed by Ray Jacobs
10 min / narrative / 2013 / UK

Bastion, the barber, was having an ordinary day. As he was preparing to head home, he entered, the harmless fool.

Be My Brother

Directed by Genevieve Clay-Smith
8 min / narrative / 2009 / Australia

A young man’s charm and charisma challenges the prejudices of a stranger at a bus stop. Be My Brother won the top prize in Australia’s TropFest Film Festival in 2009.

Beautiful

Directed by Genevieve Clay
17 min / narrative / 2010 / Australia

Two people with disabilities navigate through the challenges they’re faced with when their relationship is displayed in public.