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

HISTORY

A TIME FOR GEORGIA

Directed by Peter Scheer
15 min / documentary / 1970 / USA

This award-winning documentary focuses on Georgia, a four-year-old with Austism in her special education class. Observed are her struggles and triumphs in her classroom world as well as progress within a six-month period.

Brooklyn Love Tales

DIRECTED BY ANTHONY DI SALVO
12 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / USA

A personal look into the lives of three couples with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

BURT I, II & III

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
25 min & 8 min & 2 min / documentary / 2002 & 2005 & 2010 / USA

Through first person anecdotes which reveal a savant’s amazing memory, we meet Burt, a man with developmental disabilities who survived decades of inhuman treatment to become a person who enjoys life to the fullest.

Finding Fred

Directed by Geoffrey Kappenberg
10 min / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / USA

Finding Fred shows the development of love, admiration and enormous devotion between two brothers once separated by the Willowbrook State School, an institution for “children with mental retardation.”

The filmmaker gently guides a discussion about the past, present, and future, showing that with support, everyone can learn. This is a love story of brothers reunited.

Forgotten People

Directed by Witness
9.5 min / documentary / 2000 / USA

This film documents the inhumane conditions faced by individuals with mental disabilities situated in grossly understaffed, inadequate and neglectful psychiatric facilities around the world.

The Men of Atalissa

Directed by Kassie Bracken
35 min / documentary / 2013 / USA

The Men of Atalissa is a documentary about 32 intellectually challenged people who were employed by Texas-based Henry’s Turkey Service without proper compensation, and were abused physically and mentally, living in harsh conditions, at Atalissa, Iowa for more than 30 years beginning in the 1970s.

Where’s Molly?

Directed by Jeff Daly
72 min / documentary / 2007 / USA

“Where’s Molly?” Since he was 6 years old, Jeff Daly kept asking that question. When his sister Molly was not yet 3 years old, she was taken from their “perfect” home, never to return.

Willowbrook: The Last Great Disgrace

Executive Producer Albert T. Primo
28 min / documentary / 1972 / USA

Focusing on an institution located in Staten Island, NY, this film, with reporter, Geraldo Rivera, was one of the first exposés on local television. As a result of its airing on WABC-TV, the manner of treating people with disabilities was forever changed.