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

DOWN SYNDROME

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 Teachings of Jon

Directed by Jennifer Owensby
57 min / documentary / 2006 / USA

An insightful and soul-touching film about Jon, a 40-year old man, severely and profoundly affected by Down syndrome and how a family allowed themselves to change, grow and succeed because of him.

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.

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.

Two Evils – Poetic Short

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1 min / naarrative / 2011 / USA

Poetry by Paul Quinn (The Enrichment Center). Performed by Juan Garcia and Tony Welch. 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.

Uh Uh Uh

DIRECTED BY STATION 17
3:20 MIN/ MUSIC VIDEO/ 2014/ GERMANY

A music video by Station 17- a collection of improvisational musicians gathered from a Hamburg community of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Up Syndrome

Directed by Duane Graves
24 min / documentary / 2000 / USA

A playful, refreshing and unsentimental portrait of Rene, made by his close friend Duane Graves. This film offers insight into Rene’s personality and opportunities for him to mug for the camera.