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

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

Celeste

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

Social butterfly, fun-loving, theatrical Celeste spends her days surrounded by friends and flatmates. On the occasions where she needs some alone time, she enjoys setting herself up in her beautiful room, and watching back episodes of her favorite soap operas. At times the lines between reality and fantasy can become a little blurred.

Close My Eyes

Directed by Tov Belling
2.5 min / music video / 2010 / Australia

One of Australia’s most celebrated bands, Rudely Interrupted is an independent rock group with five of the six members living with disabilities.

DEAR GOD – A POETIC SHORT

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1.5 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

A poem written by Janice Shewfelt and recited/performed by Destiny Lewis Bell. This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities.

Debbie Dreams

Directed by Mark Richardson
2 min / music video / 2006 / United Kingdom

This animation is a dream sequence of a young woman with Down syndrome named Debbie. She is trapped in her house by her wicked auntie. The only way she can get out of the house is in her dreams. The film shows dream people guiding her and helping her to run away.

DENNIS’ REVENGE

Directed by Christopher Louie
4 min / music video / 2006 / USA

A crazy night out for a hardcore man with Down syndrome and all his friends! This is a provocative film which “pushes the envelope” in terms of what is considered acceptable representations of people with developmental disabilities.

Dream Lover

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
25 min / narrative / 2002 / USA

Seth, a shy man with developmental disabilities, lives in a group home with Linda, a woman he loves from afar. Today is Linda’s last day living in the roup home. Will Seth come out of his dream world and declare his love to her?

Embraceable

Directed by Jon Kent
50 min / documentary / 2011 / USA

You think you know the meaning of kindness, charisma, musical passion and joy until you meet Ben Monkaba and others like him with a rare genetic condition called Williams Syndrome.

Fair Play

Directed by David Herman
56 min / documentary / 2008 / UK

Actors with learning disabilities rehearse an acclaimed play by Claire Luckham, “The Choice”, a play about abortion and Luckham’s relationship with her older brother Ben, who has Down syndrome.

Family Life

DIRECTED BY YVONNE DUBOURDIEU
8 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2012 / CANADA

Can individuals with developmental disabilities be good parents? “Family Life” profiles Clement & Karen Lefebvre and their two children.

Fathers’ Voices: A Journey of the Heart

Directed by Greg Schell and James May
14 min / documentary / 2004 / US

Fathers’ Voices focuses on four men raising children with developemental disabilities. In an intimate, honest and powerful manner, they share their hopes, dreams, joys and challenges.