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

THEME: YOUNG ADULT

About Brothers

Directed by Teemu Erämaa
4 min / music video / 2011 / Finland

‘About Brothers’ is a music video for the band, Delay Treesby, starring and featuring the artwork of director Teemu Eramaa’s brother, Tomi.

Acting Normal

DIRECTED BY GREG BYERS
35 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2009 / USA

A performing arts studio for adults with developmental disabilities changes the perception of Hollywood casting agents and producers to hire these trained actors to play characters with disabilities in film and television.

Adam

DIRECTED BY EDWARD REYNOSO
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2014 / USA

Filmmaker, Edward Reynoso and Adam Carter met after signing up for peer tutoring at their high school. In Edward’s opinion, Adam is one of the most interesting kids he’s met. And so this film was made for him. 

Against the Fence – The Riley Campbell Story

Directed by Kurt Richter
19 min / documentary / 2011 / USA

Riley was brutally beaten in a bias crime because of his developmental disability. This is a story about his recovery and his own participation in bringing justice to his life.

AGAINST THESE WALLS

Directed by Cam Lasley
4 min / music videos / 2013 / USA

The title track from hip hop artist Cam Lasley’s latest album, ‘Against These Walls’.

ALLES FUR ALLE

DIRECTED BY STATION 17
3 MIN / MUSIC VIDEO / 2014 / GERMANY / English subtitles

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

ANDREW

DIRECTED BY JONATHAN ADAMSON & SHANNON DOTY
4 1/2 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2017 / USA

Andrew is somewhat verbal and can do most basic self-care tasks, such as bathing and clothing himself. He craves the same independence that his brother and older sister enjoy; however, lack of programming for autistic adults makes transitioning to independent living out of reach.

Autism Is A World

Directed by Gerardine Wurzburg
40 min / documentary / 2004 / USA

A documentary on an autistic woman’s inner world, her writing, and the friends she makes while in college.

Autism: A Somali-American Story

DIRECTED BY RACHEL ANTELL & ELLIE PIERCE
11 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2013 / USA

There is no word for “Autism” in the Somali language; yet, in the Somali refugee population of Minnesota, many American-born children are being diagnosed with severe Autism.

Awareness

PRODUCED BY IHC NEW ZEALAND
6 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2010 / NEW ZEALAND

People from all over New Zealand with I/DD share their difficulties and hopes. It might make you think what people’s lives could be like if we focused more on their abilities, rather than their disabilities.