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

THEME: YOUNG ADULT

Bastion

Directed by Ray Jacobs
10 min / narrative / 2013 / UK

Bastion, the barber, was having an ordinary day. As he was preparing to head home, he entered, the harmless fool.

Beautiful

Directed by Genevieve Clay
17 min / narrative / 2010 / Australia

Two people with disabilities navigate through the challenges they’re faced with when their relationship is displayed in public.

BEING SEEN

DIRECTED BY PAUL ZEHRER
16 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2016 / USA

A combination of funny, acerbic, and heart-wrenching, these people’s candid and articulate self-awareness quickly shatter preconceptions of the disabled. Rather than defining themselves by their diagnosis, individuals (young and old) strive to create meaning, meet adversity, and dream of their futures.

BEN’S FILMING THE MOVIE

DIRECTED BY JACKSON GALLAGHER
7 MIN / DOCUMENTARY / 2015 / AUSTRALIA

Ben’s Filming The Movie, is about Benjamin Howard, a 14-year-old boy who loves acting and movies. What he likes about acting is “staring at people, keeping his head very still, speaking like an American and acting as a different person.”

BEST FRIEND

DIRECTED BY CORY REEDER
6 1/2 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2017 / USA

The story of Deirdre, a young girl from New York struggling to accept Los Angeles as her new home. With the help of her family and a very special new friend, things start looking up for her.

Best Interest

Directed by Stephen Clarke
9 min / narrative / 2010 / UK

Paul makes the big mistake of letting his brother know he fancies Sam…who tells his dad, who tells his support worker, who tells his teacher…

Betrayal

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1.5 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

A poem written by Anonymous and recited/performed by Nadirah McFadden, two young women with developmental disabilities.

Between Optical Area and Amygdala

Directed by Stefan Ringelschwandtner
4 min / narrative / 2007 / Germany / German with English Subtitles

A unique and artistically made narrative about a young man who assumes that he might have Asperger’s Syndrome.

Between Sasquatch and Superman

Directed by Perrin Kerns
10 min / documentary / 2010 / USA

Clark, a young man with Down syndrome, seeks to understand his own difference through his obsessive fascination with Sasquatch and Superman.

Bill

PRODUCED BY STATION 17
2 1/2 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.