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

THEME: YOUNG ADULT

Jack Blond

Directed by Rebecca Coley
12 MIN / NARRATIVE/ 2008 / UK

Jack Blond is a regular guy with Down syndrome who idolizes James Bond. When a priceless diamond comes to town, he gets the chance to prove he’s as good as his hero.

Jessica

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIV KERNICK
6:30 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / NEW ZEALAND

Jess is a true creative with a unique style of her own and the confidence to show her creations to the world. With her penchant for fashion, a cereal box creation takes Jess to the cat walk.

Jonathan

DIRECTED BY KIRSTY GRIFFIN & VIV KERNICK
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / NEW ZEALAND

An affable chap, Jonathan takes a huge amount of pride in representing Thames in the Special Olympics. With a unique running style, he enjoys pounding the pavement around his neighborhood as a part of his rigorous training regime. With the support and encouragement from his coach Paul (the Paul), Jonathan not only takes out the gold medal at the Special Olympics, but also beats his personal best time.

Kairo

DIRECTED BY Station 17
3:30 min / music video/ 2014 / Germany

A music video by Station 17- a collection of improvisational musicians gathered from a Hamburg community of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Keith and Daniel

Directed by David Alvarado
12 min / documentary / 2011 / USA

An intimate portrait of a family in Iowa whose lives begin to change when their first son is diagnosed with a rare behavioral disorder.

Laser Beak Man

Directed by Jon Adams
10 min / documentary / 2010 / Australia

A child who was never expected to walk or speak overcomes incredible odds to become an accomplished visual artist with his animation series screening around the world.

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JASON SUKADANA
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2015 / AUSTRALIA

Doctors said he might never communicate. Watch the remarkable story of how Tim Sharp found his voice through art and became an international sensation with Laser Beak Man.

Learning To Drive

DIRECTED BY RODERICK STEVENS
20 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2016 / USA

During a road trip to scatter their mother’s ashes at the Grand Canyon, Michael, a young man with Down syndrome, is determined to convince his caring but clueless brother, Red, to teach him how to drive. Unfortunately, Red has not only found himself overwhelmed by the additional responsibility of caring for Michael, but is distracted by a sudden opportunity that has changed their travel plans and possibly their lives. In a quirky, humorous turn, Michael takes it upon himself to prove his resolve.

Lipstick

Directed by Sam Rubin
3 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2002 / USA

An angsty teen locks himself in his bathroom with a tube of lipstick as he avoids his overbearing mother.

Lou Je M’Appelle Lou

Directed by Luc Boland
5 min / music video / 2012 / Belgium

Lou, a boy with developmental disabilities and blindness performs a heartfelt song about his life, his enjoyments and his challenges.