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

DANCE

3:15 To Brunswick

Directed by Gemma Falk
3 min / narrative / 2012 / Australia

This whimsical short film captures a romantic moment of connection between two people waiting for a train that never arrives.

Cuando La Luna Blanca Se Pierda

Directed by Julio Fraga
16 min / narrative / 2004 / Spain

“When the white moon is gone” is a surreal trip between the real and the imaginary; characters dance to the rhythm of hope in a world without future. Persons with developmental disabilities who are a part of the Seville company Danza Mobile star in this unique film, providing a clear indication of their artistic abilities.

CUENTA CONMIGO

DIRECTED BY CLAUDIA BALMASEDA ORELLANES
9 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / CUBA / IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

In Cuba, a group of mothers bring their Down syndrome children to a dance program.  They perform with joy and verve in a park for a public audience.

Dancing With Downs

Directed by Elizabeth Wood
8 min / documentary / 2009 / Spain

Madrid dance troop Danza Down enchants audiences with classical ballet, traditional Spanish dance and musical theatre performances. What makes the dance troop special is that all of the dancers in the troop have Down Syndrome.

Determined to Dance

Directed by Peter Barton
15 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

A portrait of a group of young dancers with Down syndrome and their families. The video also includes rehearsal footage and actual performances.

Freefall

DIRECTED BY SIMA GONSAI
5 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2012 / UK

Lovely, simple, and compelling, this film highlights the work of a dance company consisting of people with intellectual disabilities.

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.

JMAXX AND THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

DIRECTED BY RYAN MAYERS
13 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2017 / USA

Jarell is teenager with autism who has learned to use hip-hop dance as a means to communicate his true self to the world.

KILL OFF

DIRECTED BY GENEVIEVE CLAY-SMITH
15 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2017 / AUSTRALIA

A vivacious woman with Down Syndrome forms an unlikely friendship with a Sudanese refugee through their mutual love of the street dance, KRUMP.

MAKING WAVES

DIRECTED BY KARENZA EBEJER
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2017 / AUSTRALIA

Max McAuley is a young, professional dancer with Down Syndrome. In this story, Max is the principal dancer in a choreographed work that is inspired by the watery world of his dreams.