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

SPORTS

100% MYSELF

DIRECTED BY EUAN RYAN
6 ½ MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2017 / SCOTLAND

Climbing has helped Georgia, a young woman on the autism spectrum, to confront her issues and realize that, for her, ‘normal’ just isn’t.

FIGHTER

DIRECTED BY BUGSY STEEL
7 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2017 / UK

Ten minutes before a boxing match, a teenage boxer with Down syndrome fights for his right to get in the ring.
The story unfolds backstage in the immediate moments leading up to the fight. Fighter finds himself torn between his over-bearing trainer, a sister who hates seeing him get hurt and a boxing committee unsure whether to sanction him to fight at all.
Both an exploration of amateur boxing and freedom of choice, Fighter is a tense, visceral human drama about one person’s fight to follow his dreams.

Get That Gold

DIRECTED BY BRYAN TUCKER
4:30 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

Kyle is a 29-year-old adoptee with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). This documentary follows Kyle as he prepares to compete in the 2014 Washington State Special Olympics.

Go Jackson Doll

DIRECTED BY BEN SEVERANCE
12 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

A mother’s mental strength is tested when she enrolls her son with autism in an ice skating program.

HANNAH

Directed by Sergio Cruz
5.5 min / documentary / 2010 / UK

This film explores the playful ambition of Hannah, a young dancer and athlete with a disability. Her personal achievements reveal that disability is no barrier to creativity.

HEAD GAMES

Directed by Steve Devick
91 min / documentary / 2012 / USA

A penetrating look at concussions in adult and kids’ sports.

Ingrid’s Big Jump

DIRECTED BY ZOË HARVEY
10 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / AUSTRALIA

Ingrid’s big goal is to hang glide. Her journey to the edge of the precipice took hard work, perseverance and character – the latter she has in spades.

Jacob’s Turn

Directed by Nick Nanton
8 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

An inspirational short documentary about a boy with Down syndrome and his love of baseball. The film shows how Jacob’s “turn” at bat and on the field was a thrill for him, but more importantly, an event that transformed the hearts of everyone in his town.

Let Me Be Brave

Directed by Mike Tolin
45 min / documentary / 1991 / USA

On February 15, 1990, a group of 12 athletes with developmental disabilities, ages 19 to 30, along with coaches, CBS Sportscaster James Brown and a film production team, began an expedition to ascend Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest peak.

Road to the Grand Final

DIRECTED BY MARK HELLINGER & JESSE MASKELL
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / AUSTRALIA

Williamstown Seagulls FIDA Football Club exists to provide sporting opportunities to people with an intellectual disability in the Inner Western Suburbs of Melbourne. This is the story of their 2014 season.