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

PERFORMANCES

Be My Brother

Directed by Genevieve Clay-Smith
8 min / narrative / 2009 / Australia

A young man’s charm and charisma challenges the prejudices of a stranger at a bus stop. Be My Brother won the top prize in Australia’s TropFest Film Festival in 2009.

BEN’S FILMING THE MOVIE

DIRECTED BY JACKSON GALLAGHER
7 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2015 / AUSTRALIA

Ben’s Filming The Movie, is about Benjamin Howard, a 14-year-old boy who loves acting and movies. What he likes about acting is “staring at people, keeping his head very still, speaking like an American and acting as a different person.”

Betrayal

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

A poem written by Anonymous and recited/performed by Nadirah McFadden, two young women with developmental disabilities.

Bright Simple

Directed by Brandon Faris
5 min / documentary / 2008 / USA

The story of a unique art studio which gives artistic and cultural opportunities to artists with disabilities, building an inclusive environment where all artist feel valued.

Cam Lasley: The Man Himself

Directed by Will Davis
5 min / documentary / 2012 / USA

A glimpse into the journey of an inspiring hip-hop artist.

Cuando La Luna Blanca Se Pierda

Directed by Julio Fraga
16 min / narrative / 2004 / Spain

“When the white moon is gone” is a surreal trip between the real and the imaginary; characters dance to the rhythm of hope in a world without future. Persons with developmental disabilities who are a part of the Seville company Danza Mobile star in this unique film, providing a clear indication of their artistic abilities.

CUENTA CONMIGO

DIRECTED BY CLAUDIA BALMASEDA ORELLANES
9 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / CUBA / IN SPANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

In Cuba, a group of mothers bring their Down syndrome children to a dance program.  They perform with joy and verve in a park for a public audience.

Dancing With Downs

Directed by Elizabeth Wood
8 min / documentary / 2009 / Spain

Madrid dance troop Danza Down enchants audiences with classical ballet, traditional Spanish dance and musical theatre performances. What makes the dance troop special is that all of the dancers in the troop have Down Syndrome.

Difference Is Normal

Directed by Rania Rafei
3 min / music video / 2006 / Lebanon

A unique music video from Lebanon with a universal message of acceptance and tolerance. In March 2006, the idea started; looking for a creative innovative way to introduce awareness of disability in the Arab World.

Downtown

Directed by Piotr Sliwowski
54 min / documentary / 2010 / Poland

Downtown showcases the work of Polish photographer Oiko Petersen, who decided to feature people with Down syndrome in a high fashion photo spread.