3 min / documentary / 2012 / USA
filmmaker: Megan Tan
78-year-old Del Rae attends church, volunteers and participates in water aerobics. She also takes care of two 52-year-old women with Down syndrome. Together they support each other.
“I’m a 78-year-old soccer mom,” says Del Rae Allen, a caretaker of 52 years.
Sam has a passion to be a dancer, but is too shy to realize her dreams. When Peaches (her magical inner-diva-cum-drag queen) materializes on one night, Sam’s dreams transform into reality.
Lou may have Down’s Syndrome but she is more than capable of looking after herself and she longs for independence.
A playful and unsentimental portrait of Rene, a young man with Down syndrome, made by his close friend Duane Graves.
A group of women explore their own lives and memories through drawings and animations the director created from their artwork.
This documentary follows Kyle as he prepares to compete in the 2014 Washington State Special Olympics.
A mother’s mental strength is tested when she enrolls her son with autism in an ice skating program.