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

INDEPENDENCE

Now’t As Queer As Folk

Directed by Sol Welch
4 min / documentary / 2003 / UK

This personal documentary is a fast paced, stream of consciousness insight into the day-to-day journey of a person with Asperger’s Syndrome.

OC87

Directed by Glenn Holsten
91 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s Movie. Soon after college, mental illness interrupted Bud Clayman’s dreams of a filmmaking career. Thirty years later, he’s making the movie of his life.

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.

One Question

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
7.5 min / documentary / 2012 / USA

35 people with developmental disabilities answer the same one question: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?

Our House

Directed by Sevan Matossian
83 min / documentary / 2003 / USA

Laura, Tim W., and Tim S. were born with developmental disabilities and are now living outside an institution for the first time. This documentary verite explores the intimate and original view of human struggle told through the stories of these unique individuals.

Paul

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIV KERNICK
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / NEW ZEALAND

To Paul, Thames is a place where he feels especially connected and empowered. People in the Thames community know Paul. He is the first client at the trust and has been there now for 22 years. With equal amounts of strength and vulnerability, he quietly pursues the things in life which make him feel strong and happy.

He is the team leader and participant of the Thames Valley Special Olympic’s team as well as an active committee member of Totally Thames Community Group, helping out at all of the community events gives Paul a sense of himself.

Permission to Grow

Directed by John Chester
25 min / documentary / 2005 / Australia

The Random 1 team meets Kevin, a shy, young man with special needs. He has a simple request: help him find his first date. While not in the match-making business, when Christina steps out of her car, they realize they have the opportunity to help Kevin experience what we all want…to feel accepted.

Rainman Goes to RocKwiz

Directed by Russell Kilbey
30 min / documentary / 2010 / Australia

Mark Boerebach lives in a black and white world but he dreams in color. A nearly blind recluse with Asperger’s Syndrome, can he break out of his constrictive routine and show his amazing music chart recall on a live TV quiz show?

REAL KID

DIRECTED BY YUSUF KAPADIA
14 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2018 / USA

As a 12-year-old grapples with identity, his family faces the emotional realities of his autism diagnosis.

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.