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

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

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.

THIS IS JIM

DIRECTED BY HARRY SANNA
5 ½ MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2018 / AUSTRALIA

Celebrate the life of a person with a developmental disability who has, with the support of family and professionals become a valued member of the mainstream community.

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.

Voices of War – Poetic Short

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1 min / NARRATIVE / 2011 / USA

A poem written by Neil MacDonald and recited/performed by Destiny Lewis Bell. This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

Wake Up Junior

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
24 min / narrative / 2008 / USA

Junior felt safe and protected with the girl of his dreams, Cat, a superhero from the planet Caton who he created. There was no need for family or friends. Or was there?

Wayne

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIVIENNE KERNICK
3 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / NEW ZEALAND

Wayne, a man with limited communication skills learns the harsh reality of love and romance. Nigel, his support worker and friend guides him through this puzzling human condition, but Wayne has ideas of his own.

WHAT I LIKE ABOUT MYSELF

DIRECTED BY MYLES TYLER-VASELL
3 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2017 / USA

As students in a photography group begin practicing interviewing techniques, a simple question receives surprisingly diverse and complex answers.

What Would You Change?

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
6 min / documentary / 2013 / USA

24 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities answer the same question “If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?”