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

SIBLINGS / FAMILY

Chimes for Tyler

DIRECTED BY STEPHEN PANAGGIO
8 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

“Chimes for Tyler” is a story about a boy with autism named Tyler Doi who loves wind chimes.

Coaching Colburn

DIRECTED BY JEFF BEMISS
16 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

James Colburn was born with Fragile X Syndrome. At 26, he is a child at heart who finds joy in the smallest things and uses his gift of comedic timing to inspire those around him.

Cocktails With Ben

Directed by Jon Kent
11 min / documentary / 2009 / USA

Despite severe medical hardships, learning disabilities, and challenges “fitting in” with peers, Ben’s love for life, and for music, shines through. Cocktails with Ben is a testament to the human spirit with “life lessons” for all.

Determined to Dance

Directed by Peter Barton
15 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

A portrait of a group of young dancers with Down syndrome and their families. The video also includes rehearsal footage and actual performances.

Distinctively

Directed by Dania Maxwell
4 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

Ella and Eavan, both age 6, are identical twins. They were born only three minutes apart, yet are separated by a large distinction: Ella has Down syndrome while Eavan does not. Their parents strive to maximize their childrens’ potential.

Down In Number 5

Directed by Kim Spurlock
18 min / narrative / 2009 / USA

Retired coal miner Carl Short, 65, lives with his 40-year-old son Sammy, who has Down syndrome. Carl suffers from black lung. When money from a class action lawsuit fails to materialize, Carl realizes his options are running out.

Drona & Me

Directed by Catherine van Campen
19 min / documentary / 2009 / Netherlands

Drona & Me is a portrait of Drona,  a Hindu boy on the autism spectrum, as seen through the eyes of Arjun, his elder brother. A lovingly double-portrait of two brothers, Drona & Me director Catherine van Campen has won the award for the best script at the Kids & Docs project.

Extra Ordinary

DIRECTED BY DAVID QUINN
5 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / CANADA

A glimpse into the lives of two young individuals with Down Syndrome living happy and fulfilling lives. With the goal of increased acceptance for the Down syndrome community, this film was created to challenge the associated stigmas. People with Down syndrome can, and do, lead meaningful, happy lives.

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.