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Acting Normal

DIRECTED BY GREG BYERS
35 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2009 / USA

A performing arts studio for adults with developmental disabilities changes the perception of Hollywood casting agents and producers to hire these trained actors to play characters with disabilities in film and television.

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.

Check Out

Directed by Bobby Marinelli
10 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2013 / USA

Kelly and Allison are two 20-something grocery store employees who find out that the best friendships blossom when they are most needed.

Extra Ordinary

DIRECTED BY DAVID QUINN
5 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / CANADA

A glimpse into the lives of two young individuals with Down Syndrome living happy and fulfilling lives. With the goal of increased acceptance for the Down syndrome community, this film was created to challenge the associated stigmas. People with Down syndrome can, and do, lead meaningful, happy lives.

La Tinaia

DIRECTED BY FRANCESCO FARALLI
5 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / ITALY

Meet the artists of “La Tinaia”, a center for expressive activities located in Florence (Italy).
Their art works constitute a rehabilitation path through the artistic expression and a real possibility to reach the art market.

Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown

Directed by Nancy Fliesler
46 min / documentary / 2002 / USA

This realistic yet loving portrait counters saccharine portrayals of people with developmental disabilities. Marni and Kris, married in 1993, live and work in NYC. Laced with irreverent humor, their story questions the meaning of “intelligence.”

Love and Independence in East Providence

DIRECTED BY KASSIE BRACKEN
10 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

Lori Sousa knew Peter Maxmean was her soul mate when they first met, and now they are showing how people with intellectual disabilities can live, work and thrive in a community.

Mark

Directed by Thomas Kuchiran
3 min / animation / 2005 / Canada

Mark is a film that will question our tendency to rush through life, while we ignore beauty and fulfillment in the many instances that pass us by.

Okay, Let’s Talk About Me

Directed by Sophie Hyde
26 min / documentary / 2004 / Australia

Meet Eddie. He’s a seventeen-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome. He’s stubborn and charming, funny and sometimes temperamental.  Through the course of the documentary the viewer is invited to get to know Eddie- a rare treat- and journey with him as he turns eighteen and prepares to leave school.

Recycling of Souls

Directed by Piotr Malecki
5 min / documentary / 2011 / Poland

A personal view of people with learning disabilities working at a recycling plant in Warsaw, Poland.