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


Permission to Grow

Directed by John Chester
25 min / documentary / 2005 / Australia

The Random 1 team meets Kevin, a shy, young man with special needs. He has a simple request: help him find his first date. While not in the match-making business, when Christina steps out of her car, they realize they have the opportunity to help Kevin experience what we all want…to feel accepted.

Sheri and Paul

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
11 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

A couple shares their personal thoughts on love and marriage in this candid and touching portrait. Sheri Pearl and Paul Kiok sat in front of the camera one afternoon and spoke candidly about their relationship and the feelings they were experiencing 3 months before their wedding.


Directed by Mark Richardson
4 min / documentary / 2008 / UK

As Matthew becomes Mrs. Sparkle, he shares what the transformation means to him. “Sparkle”, made through Carousel by Matthew Hellett, charts his transformation into glamorous alternative persona, the drag queen Mrs. Sparkle.


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 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.


Directed by Stephen Lance
15 min / narrative / 2007 / Australia

A coming of age tale takes on new depth as a young girl with Down syndrome learns about love, sex and looking out for those who need our protection.