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Sweetheart

DIRECTED BY EVA RILEY
15 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2012 / UK

Lou may have Down syndrome but she is more than capable of looking after herself. She lives with her controlling sister Ashley, who always gets what she wants. When a new man comes into their lives, the sisters become love rivals, bringing their relationship to a head. (*mature content)

The Boy Inside

DIRECTED BY MARIANNE KAPLAN
43 MIN / 2006 / DOCUMENTARY / CANADA

An intensely personal film about growing up with Aspergers Syndrome, The Boy Inside follows Adam as he struggles to make sense of bullies, girls and life in the real world.

The Girl With the Tuba

Directed by Esteban Arguello
5 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

A young woman with autism details how playing a tuba in the streets of Atlanta has helped her define her voice as an activist.

The Globe Collector

DIRECTED BY SUMMER DEROCHE
7 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2012 / AUSTRALIA
This short documentary takes us into his incredible world; a world where a passion for electronics is all-consuming and a diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome is nothing more than a label.

The Interviewer

Directed by Genevieve Clay
13 min / narrative / 2012 / Australia

Thomas Howell gets more than the bargained for in his interview at a prestigious law firm.

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.

The Misunderstood Love

DIRECTED BY RICCARDO DI GERLANDO
15 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2012 / ITALY
A beautifully shot silent film – a man witnesses the physical mutation of a young woman with Down syndrome.

Time For a Change

Directed by Danny Smith
5 min / documentary / 2012 / UK

This auto-biographical documentary follows a filmmaker as he bids farewell to the South London housing cooperative that he has lived in for eight years and returns to his native Oxford.

Topsy and Dave

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

Love, patience, understanding and support are the cornerstone of any successful marriage. With a huge amount of help from their support workers and a year in the planning, we follow Topsy and Dave as they grasp the idea of marriage, what it means to them and how things will change.

Track by Track

DIRECTED BY ANNA MOOT-LEVIN
15 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / USA

Track by Track follows the story of Kendall Collins, an 18-year-old sketch artist with autism who is on the brink of adulthood.