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

DOWN SYNDROME

Close My Eyes

Directed by Tov Belling
2.5 min / music video / 2010 / Australia

One of Australia’s most celebrated bands, Rudely Interrupted is an independent rock group with five of the six members living with disabilities.

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.

Debbie Dreams

Directed by Mark Richardson
2 min / music video / 2006 / United Kingdom

This animation is a dream sequence of a young woman with Down syndrome named Debbie. She is trapped in her house by her wicked auntie. The only way she can get out of the house is in her dreams. The film shows dream people guiding her and helping her to run away.

Dennis

Directed by Christopher Louie
6 min / music video / 2006 / USA

The story of a man who copes with his disability by living through his dreams. The only problem is that even in his dreams he cannot escape the reality of his existence.

DENNIS’ REVENGE

Directed by Christopher Louie
4 min / music video / 2006 / USA

A crazy night out for a hardcore man with Down syndrome and all his friends! This is a provocative film which “pushes the envelope” in terms of what is considered acceptable representations of people with developmental disabilities.

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.

Difference Is Normal

Directed by Rania Rafei
3 min / music video / 2006 / Lebanon

A unique music video from Lebanon with a universal message of acceptance and tolerance. In March 2006, the idea started; looking for a creative innovative way to introduce awareness of disability in the Arab World.

Distinctively

Directed by Dania Maxwell
4 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

Ella and Eavan, both age 6, are identical twins. They were born only three minutes apart, yet are separated by a large distinction: Ella has Down syndrome while Eavan does not. Their parents strive to maximize their childrens’ potential.