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SIBLINGS / FAMILY

Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown

Directed by Nancy Fliesler
46 min / documentary / 2002 / USA

This realistic yet loving portrait counters saccharine portrayals of people with developmental disabilities. Marni and Kris, married in 1993, live and work in NYC. Laced with irreverent humor, their story questions the meaning of “intelligence.”

LOVE, TRAILS & DINOSAURS

DIRECTED BY ALEX OLIVER
8 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2019 / USA

Experience the loving relationship of a mother and her young adult son with autism as they hike the 900 miles of trails within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s a powerful story that celebrates a spiritual journey through the Smokies full of love, discovery and healing.

MAKING WAVES

DIRECTED BY KARENZA EBEJER
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2017 / AUSTRALIA

Max McAuley is a young, professional dancer with Down Syndrome. In this story, Max is the principal dancer in a choreographed work that is inspired by the watery world of his dreams.

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.

MEET MUNCH JR.

DIRECTED BY ALI COWLEY
7 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2019 / NEW ZEALAND

Step into Nikau’s colorful world as he turns to his animator Dad to help fulfill aspirations of bringing the character Munch Jr. to life.

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.