1 1/2 min / narrative / 2011 / USA
filmmaker: Anthony Di Salvo
Features the poetry of Frank Doherty and the performances of 5 young adults with developmental disabilities.
This is one in series of 13 short Sproutflix Productions featuring poetry written by poets with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with I/DD.
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.
Tom holds a secret in his human heart; a wing beat and a flutter, and it’s bursting to take flight in this tale of magical realism.
Lou may have Down’s Syndrome but she is more than capable of looking after herself and she longs for independence.
A teenage girl who feels left out and ignored by her peers, is inspired to do something audacious in order to get noticed.
The film follows a bride and groom’s various journeys on the morning of their wedding, with an expected twist.
A high school student with Down syndrome pursues her crush in hopes of securing a date for the Valentine’s Day Dance.