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

SIBLINGS / FAMILY

Marina’s Ocean

DIRECTED BY CASSIO PEREIRA DOS SANTOS
17 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2014 / BRAZIL

A 15-year old girl with Down syndrome starts a personal journey to visit the sea for the first time.

Martin the Ghost

Directed by Aslak Danboldt
25 min / documentary / 2009 / Norway / Norwegian with English Subtitles

Martin is severely brain damaged due to a car accident, and can no longer move or speak. Martin used to live life in the fast lane. Now he’s working as a ghost.

MIRIAM

DIRECTED BY JIM KNOX
15 1/2 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2018 / CANADA

Miriam can’t quite live independently. Instead, she lives in a home share, supported by a woman named Annie. Annie controls most of Miriam’s life. She controls every penny Miriam spends, every meal she eats, and a lot of what she says, thinks and feels. Or so she tries. Starring Sue Anthony as Miriam.

MM-HMM

DIRECTED BY MARTHA HALLIDAY & HANNAH MCNALLY
2 1/2 MIN / DOC-ANIMATION / 2017 / UK

A hand-drawn animation exploring a mother’s natural concerns for her son Joel and his transition into adulthood, in a society that may still be lacking in support for adults on the autistic spectrum.

My Little Brother From the Moon

Directed by Frederic Philibert
6 min / animation / 2008 / France

A young girl tries to understand why her little brother, who has autism, is not like the other children and gives her version of the facts.

Okay, Let’s Talk About Me

Directed by Sophie Hyde
26 min / documentary / 2004 / Australia

Meet Eddie. He’s a seventeen-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome. He’s stubborn and charming, funny and sometimes temperamental.  Through the course of the documentary the viewer is invited to get to know Eddie- a rare treat- and journey with him as he turns eighteen and prepares to leave school.

Play. Stop. Rewind

Directed by Gerald Fantone
16 min / narrative / 2011 / Canada

On the day of their mother’s funeral, Dani finds his brother Joel, a boy with special needs, hiding under the bed. Together they try to come to terms with her absence.

Rainbow Connection

Directed by Kire Paputts
19 min / narrative / 2012 / Canada

A teenager with Down syndrome, spends hours drawings his favourite thing, rainbows. But behind his seemingly colourful world is a reality he can’t escape, his mother’s illness.

REAL KID

DIRECTED BY YUSUF KAPADIA
14 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2018 / USA

As a 12-year-old grapples with identity, his family faces the emotional realities of his autism diagnosis.

Rodney

Directed by Andrew Cody
14 min / narrative / 2007 / Australia

With unfailing determination, a man with a developmental disability forces his family to understand his perspective of the world he lives in.