The story of a compelling and creative friendship between two of the country's most remarkable advocates for people with disabilities, Diana Braun, who has Down Syndrome, and Kathy Conour, who has cerebral palsy, as they model a grand experiment in independent living.
A first-of-its-kind collaboration between a veteran filmmaker, Robert Rooy, and a non-speaking autistic, DJ Savarese ("Deej"), who share editorial control as they navigate the challenges of representing autism. As DJ dreams of college, he confronts the terrors of his past, society's obstacles to inclusion, and the often-paralyzing beauty of his own senses.
This film traces the origins of the world-wide disability rights movement, featuring interviews and rarely seen archival footage; it reveals how disability activists challenged the stigmas and negative image of disability portrayed by the media, demanded access to public transportation, and battled to reframe disability rights as a social responsibility relevant to us all
The first film to feature a DeafBlind actor, this coming of age story follows Tereek, a teen wandering the streets of New York, desperate for a place to crash when he encounters Artie, a DeafBlind man in need of help getting home.
Gabe, a college graduate with a severe form of muscular dystrophy, receives a new diagnosis with a doubled life expectancy. He sets out to make a life he never thought he would have with an inspiring combination of bravery, humor, and love.
This film uniquely illuminates the symptoms, emotions, and side effects of depression using animation, comedy and music. Taking viewers through an individual's journey from the early symptoms through the darkest moments, it illustrates a variety of ways to alleviate the pain, survive depression, and move towards a positive, fulfilling life.
This film addresses the pitfalls of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the politics and money that are stilled tied up with accessibility in America, following two people with disabilities with diametrically opposing views on how to remedy inaccessibility.
This film about love, sexuality, and the human bond within the disabled community, journeys into the lives of 17 unique people; some with disabilities and the partners who love them, others struggling to get by in a world that often overlooks them.
An award-winning documentary about disability, caregiving and interdependence. This film tells the story of Gannet, a 22-year-old man with severe disabilities, as he prepares to move out of his mother's home and into a San Francisco apartment with three musicians and artists as primary caregivers.
This film tells the story of baseball player whose professional career was cut short due to his personal problems, who is suddenly awakened and invigorated by a young-man with Down syndrome who works at the local grocery store.