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Carl Bentson: Mr. Positive

Directed by Mike Hazard
28 min / documentary / 2007 / USA

Carl Bentson has a great bike and a great attitude about life. With a congenital condition which is never named, we see how Carl supports the community and the community supports Carl.

Cassilly: How I Got To College

Directed by Sara Banks
20 min / documentary / 2002 / USA

Cassilly: How I Got To College is a compelling story of a young woman who has overcome barriers and whose successful participation in a community college has enhanced the quality of her life.

Cocktails With Ben

Directed by Jon Kent
11 min / documentary / 2009 / USA

Despite severe medical hardships, learning disabilities, and challenges “fitting in” with peers, Ben’s love for life, and for music, shines through. Cocktails with Ben is a testament to the human spirit with “life lessons” for all.

Down In Number 5

Directed by Kim Spurlock
18 min / narrative / 2009 / USA

Retired coal miner Carl Short, 65, lives with his 40-year-old son Sammy, who has Down syndrome. Carl suffers from black lung. When money from a class action lawsuit fails to materialize, Carl realizes his options are running out.

Downtown

Directed by Piotr Sliwowski
54 min / documentary / 2010 / Poland

Downtown showcases the work of Polish photographer Oiko Petersen, who decided to feature people with Down syndrome in a high fashion photo spread.

Fair Play

Directed by David Herman
56 min / documentary / 2008 / UK

Actors with learning disabilities rehearse an acclaimed play by Claire Luckham, “The Choice”, a play about abortion and Luckham’s relationship with her older brother Ben, who has Down syndrome.

Flying Anne

DIRECTED BY CATHERINE VAN CAMPEN
21 MIN/ DOCUMENTARY/ 2010 / THE NETHERLANDS

Eleven-year-old Anne is a beautiful girl. The kind of girl you can’t take your eyes off. And the longer you look, the more you see her ‘tics’. Anne suffers from Gilles de la Tourette’s syndrome.

Forgotten People

Directed by Witness
9.5 min / documentary / 2000 / USA

This film documents the inhumane conditions faced by individuals with mental disabilities situated in grossly understaffed, inadequate and neglectful psychiatric facilities around the world.

Fragile X Family

Directed by Eric Kutner
11 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

With the help of local social services workers, Minerva is able to live independently and obtain the educational services the children need. But when Amy sparks a neighborhood conflict and Franky goes to her defense, Minerva’s parenting skills are put to the test.

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.