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

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

The Great Little Mouse

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
12 min / animation / 2001 / USA

The Great Little Mouse is an animated story written by Mary Egan, a woman with developmental disabilities. It is the story of Reggie, a naughty, flying mouse, who helps bring people together.

The House

Directed by Vivienne Jones
9 min / animation & live action / 2003 / UK

The House tells the story of a group of women as they explore their own lives and memories through drawing and animations the director created from their artwork.

The Hummingchild

Directed by Heidi Sundby
28 min / documentary / 2011 / Norway / Norwegian with English Subtitles

After epileptic seizures as a baby, Agnes was suspected of having autism. Her mother, a filmmaker, focuses on the inner family sphere.

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 Social Club

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
20 min / NARRATIVE / 1998 / USA

A tale of love, money, the mob, the FBI and a 1968 convertible. This video was shot on a 5-day Sprout Make-A-Movie trip.

The Tales of the Golden Sand

SAM AND FRED GUILLAUME
23 MIN / ANIMATION-NARRATIVE / 2015 / SWITZERLAND

When Eyes invade the sweet town of Merryville, a crew of volunteers leave to find the mythical golden sand that will close the Eyes forever. These intruders soon make the city unlivable despite the efforts of an army of specialists trying to contain them under heavy cast iron plates. *This film features an entire cast of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

The Ups of Downs

Directed by Ali Palmer-Smith
10 min / documentary / 2002 / UK

Despite being born with Down syndrome, Danny lives life to the fullest. This short film shows how independent and informed a young man with Danny’s condition can be. The film gives a glimpse into a life to be proud of.

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.

Travels With My Brother

Directed by Christine Alexious & June Chua
16 min / documentary / 2009 / Canada

This live-action/animated documentary explores the relationship between Vas, a high-functioning autistic man, and his older sister Christine.

Uh Uh Uh

DIRECTED BY STATION 17
3:20 MIN/ MUSIC VIDEO/ 2014/ GERMANY

A music video by Station 17- a collection of improvisational musicians gathered from a Hamburg community of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.