11 min / documentary / 2013 / USA
filmmakers: Rachel Antell & Ellie Pierce
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.
While on an uninhabited island Shanna (11) realizes that she is outgrowing her older sister Mirte (14) who has Down syndrome.
Join Noëll and Gerrit on a transformative road trip where they discover freedom, trust, and their true selves.
Benjamin was 7 years old when he moved to Toronto. His neighbor Ramzi was 18 months old at the time. Within a year the boys had become best friends.
A touching portrait of Drona, a Hindu boy on the autism spectrum, as seen through the eyes of Arjun, his elder brother.
Sam has a passion to be a dancer, but is too shy to realize her dreams. When Peaches materializes one night, Sam’s dreams transform into reality.
Daisy waits in a bar for her online date – he is late. A man offers her a drink and she mistakes him for the date who has stood her up.
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