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

SHORT FILMS

The Social Club

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
20 min / NARRATIVE / 1998 / USA

A tale of love, money, the mob, the FBI and a 1968 convertible. This video was shot on a 5-day Sprout Make-A-Movie trip.

The Tales of the Golden Sand

SAM AND FRED GUILLAUME
23 MIN / ANIMATION-NARRATIVE / 2015 / SWITZERLAND

When Eyes invade the sweet town of Merryville, a crew of volunteers leave to find the mythical golden sand that will close the Eyes forever. These intruders soon make the city unlivable despite the efforts of an army of specialists trying to contain them under heavy cast iron plates. *This film features an entire cast of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

The Ups of Downs

Directed by Ali Palmer-Smith
10 min / documentary / 2002 / UK

Despite being born with Down syndrome, Danny lives life to the fullest. This short film shows how independent and informed a young man with Danny’s condition can be. The film gives a glimpse into a life to be proud of.

Time For a Change

Directed by Danny Smith
5 min / documentary / 2012 / UK

This auto-biographical documentary follows a filmmaker as he bids farewell to the South London housing cooperative that he has lived in for eight years and returns to his native Oxford.

To My Future Child

DIRECTED BY GRAHAM KAY
4 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / UK

Rachel writes a letter to her future children describing her experiences of caring for her big brother who is on the autism spectrum and has Down syndrome.

Topsy and Dave

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIV KERNICK
9 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / NEW ZEALAND

Love, patience, understanding and support are the cornerstone of any successful marriage. With a huge amount of help from their support workers and a year in the planning, we follow Topsy and Dave as they grasp the idea of marriage, what it means to them and how things will change.

Track by Track

DIRECTED BY ANNA MOOT-LEVIN
15 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / USA

Track by Track follows the story of Kendall Collins, an 18-year-old sketch artist with autism who is on the brink of adulthood.

Trapped

DIRECTED BY CHELSEY ALLDER
5 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / USA

This is a story about mental illness resulting from brain injury. His short term memory causes confusion, anxiety and frustration. Medication doesn’t help, but certain foods have resulted in positive and negative effects in behavior.

Travels With My Brother

Directed by Christine Alexious & June Chua
16 min / documentary / 2009 / Canada

This live-action/animated documentary explores the relationship between Vas, a high-functioning autistic man, and his older sister Christine.

Trunk and Basement

Directed by Cam Lasley
2.5 min / music video / 2009 / USA

I see it on TV – hear it on the radio – what’s a little boy to do? Doctors and physical therapists weren’t sure what to tell Marcy and Tom Lasley when their second child came into the world 27 years ago. These days, “Laz D” does more than walk and talk. He struts and raps.