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DOWN SYNDROME

The Eighth Day

Directed by Jaco Van Dormael
108 min / narrative / 1996 / Belgium / French with English Subtitles

A chance encounter one night between Georges and overworked businessman Harry (Daniel Auteil) sets the scene for a carefully-crafted examination of love, loss and the rediscovery of life.

The Interviewer

Directed by Genevieve Clay
13 min / narrative / 2012 / Australia

Thomas Howell gets more than the bargained for in his interview at a prestigious law firm.

The Misunderstood Love

DIRECTED BY RICCARDO DI GERLANDO
15 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2012 / ITALY
A beautifully shot silent film – a man witnesses the physical mutation of a young woman with Down syndrome.

The Park Bench

DIRECTED BY DANIELE NIOLA
11 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2013 / ITALY

A silent Felliniesque film about a man who decides to go to the park to relax. There he finds himself in an unusual circumstance.

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.