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

AUTISM

Go Jackson Doll

DIRECTED BY BEN SEVERANCE
12 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

A mother’s mental strength is tested when she enrolls her son with autism in an ice skating program.

H20GO

DIRECTED BY NATASHA SCULLY
3 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / USA


For a boy who feels raindrops are as uncomfortable as bullets and puddles as dangerous as whirlpools, how can being submerged in a pool be relaxing?

Heartbreak & Beauty

DIRECTED BY GENEVIEVE CLAY-SMITH
14 MIN / EXPERIMENTAL / 2014 / AUSTRALIA

Heartbreak & Beauty is an award-winning short, experimental film depicting 12 different perspectives on universal, human emotions – all revolving around ‘love’ in its multifaceted glory.

Here With Me

DIRECTED BY DONOVAN GREENE
4 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

A family with a severely autistic daughter sells everything and goes to live deep in the jungles of Trinidad to make their daughter happy.

Humans of San Jose: Wataru Kubo

DIRECTED BY KAHO KUBO
3 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2015 / USA

A mini-documentary on the thoughts of the filmmaker’s brother Wataru Kubo, who has autism. It originally was a class assignment and then the filmmaker thought, “Might as well get this out there as it’s a rather personal thing that might be nice for me to share.”

I AM ZIGGY

Directed by Marie Lundberg
13 min / documentary / 2008 / Sweden

Maria is 17 and has Asperger’s Syndrome. She’s been bullied and tried to commit suicide several times. But of the role of victim, Ziggy is born.

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 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’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.