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

DOWN SYNDROME

Begin to Grow

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
26 min / narrative / 2009 / USA

A spiritual guru on a public access show and the owner of a television network both seek financial enlightenment. The talents of eight actors with developmental disabilities are showcased on this comedic farce.

BEING SEEN

DIRECTED BY PAUL ZEHRER
16 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / USA

A combination of funny, acerbic, and heart-wrenching, these people’s candid and articulate self-awareness quickly shatter preconceptions of the disabled. Rather than defining themselves by their diagnosis, individuals (young and old) strive to create meaning, meet adversity, and dream of their futures.

Between Sasquatch and Superman

Directed by Perrin Kerns
10 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

Clark, a young man with Down syndrome, seeks to understand his own difference through his obsessive fascination with Sasquatch and Superman.

BEYOND BORDERS

DIRECTED BY BRECHT VANMEIRHAEGHE
20 MIN/ DOCUMENTARY/ 2009 / BELGIUM
SEVERAL LANGUAGES WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Beyond Borders is a strong poet mosaic narration representing three people of different ethnic origin having a physical or mental disability. Director Brecht Vanmeirhaeghe captures their gripping life story in an exposing and sensitive way.

Bill

PRODUCED BY STATION 17
2 1/2 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.

Board and Care

Directed by Ron Ellis
27 min / NARRATIVE / 1980 / USA

Starring two young people with Down syndrome, this sensitive drama focuses on their desire to have a relationship. Board and Care won the Academy Award in 1980 for Best Live Action Short Subject.

This film highlights the difficulty of the main character’s desires and how they are thwarted by circumstances and the well-meaning plans of their adult guardians.

Bread Makers

Directed by Yasmin Fredda
11 min / documentary / 2007 / Scotland

Yasmin Fedda’s award winning documentary Breadmakers focuses on Edinburgh’s Garvald Bakery, a social enterprise staffed by 12 people with learning disabilities.

Bright Simple

Directed by Brandon Faris
5 min / documentary / 2008 / USA

The story of a unique art studio which gives artistic and cultural opportunities to artists with disabilities, building an inclusive environment where all artist feel valued.

By Any Other Name

Directed by Dave Midell
15 min / narrative / 2010 / USA

One day the monotony of Jared’s life is up-ended when he meets his pretty new co-worker Marissa. Before they know it, they develop a close friendship, one unlike either of them, ever experienced before.

Cam Lasley: The Man Himself

Directed by Will Davis
5 min / documentary / 2012 / USA

A glimpse into the journey of an inspiring hip-hop artist.