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.
If acting wasn’t a hard enough job to land, throw in being disabled and see what reaction you’d get.
Climbing has helped Georgia, a young woman on the autism spectrum, to confront her issues and realize that, for her, ‘normal’ just isn’t.
This whimsical short film captures a romantic moment of connection between two people waiting for a train that never arrives.
This groundbreaking documentary, made in 1970, focuses on Georgia, a four-year-old with Autism in her special education class.
This film documents the inhumane conditions faced by individuals with disabilities in grossly neglectful psychiatric facilities around the world.
A man with Down syndrome dreams of reviving his dead mother. An expressive story, driven by visual poetry, not by dialogue.
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