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

INDEPENDENCE

Road to the Grand Final

DIRECTED BY MARK HELLINGER & JESSE MASKELL
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / AUSTRALIA

Williamstown Seagulls FIDA Football Club exists to provide sporting opportunities to people with an intellectual disability in the Inner Western Suburbs of Melbourne. This is the story of their 2014 season.

Rodney

Directed by Andrew Cody
14 min / narrative / 2007 / Australia

With unfailing determination, a man with a developmental disability forces his family to understand his perspective of the world he lives in.

Ryan Matthews: Basically Me

DIRECTED BY LEN KAMERLING
9 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

Ryan Matthews is an accomplished artist with Asperger’s Syndrome. Since childhood he has been perfecting the expression of his singular subject: TRAINS.

Siblings

DIRECTED BY PAUL MCNEILL
10 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2004 / CANADA

Siblings is a touching look inside the world of those who have grown up with a sibling who has a developmental disability. This film explores the many challenges siblings, as well as the added responsibility that is thrust upon them at a very early age.

Simon

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIV KERNICK
5:30 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / NEW ZEALAND

Simon gives us a glimpse in to the complex world of deafness and autism. We begin to understand him, we see a gentle, strong hardworking man, interested in the world around him. A peek through a crack in a door firmly shut.

Someone Like Me

DIRECTED BY BRYAN TUCKER
9 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / USA

Two young adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder spend a day exploring Seattle together, and discuss the difficult realities of living with a preventable disability.

Super

DIRECTED BY SAMARA HERSCH
6 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2013 / AUSTRALIA

Follow a team of superheroes as they bring new life into a supermarket on the verge of going out of business.

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.