Join us for a collection of short films:
Dir. Jeff Bemiss, 16 min, USA, Documentary
James Colburn was born with Fragile X Syndrome. At 26, he is a child at heart who finds joy in small things and uses his gift of comedic timing to inspire those around him.
Dir. Joshua Tate, 14 min, USA, Narrative
A young woman with Down Syndrome grapples with her identity and her potential as a mother
after an unplanned pregnancy with her boyfriend.
Dir. Spencer Harvey and Lloyd Harvey,16 min, Australia, Narrative
Grace is forced to face her own sexuality and the strain on her marriage when her son Charlie, who has Cerebral Palsy, asks to lose his virginity for his birthday.
Dir. Soulaima El Khaldi, 15 min, Netherlands, Documentary
When 10-year-old Tristan wants his dad to become the trainer of his soccer team, the club won’t allow it because his father is deaf. Tristan decides to prove them wrong.
Dir. Michael Urie, 25 min, USA, Narrative
Jake speaks many languages but when it comes to the language of love he has a lot to learn.
Dir. Charlie Swinbourne, 7 min, UK, Narrative
When a couple on a first date strikes up a conversation with the couple on the next table, they
find themselves witnessing a very unusual kiss....
Dir. Pedro Amorim, 6 min, Portugal, Documentary
An ordinary workday in the life of a stevedore, who executes his
job with surprising grace and simplicity — but when Sunday comes, an altogether different man
Dir. Joanna Rudnick, 30 min, USA/Kenya, Documentary
Photographer Rick Guidotti left the fashion world along with its restrictive parameters of the industry’s standard of beauty and re-focused his lens on those too often relegated to the shadows.
Dir. Alice Elliot, 2 min, USA, Documentary
A man enters a pool area, gets out of his wheelchair, and goes for a swim.
RIDING MY WAY BACK
Dir. Robin Fryday, 29 min, USA, Documentary
When Staff Sergeant Aaron Heliker returned from multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan
with traumatic brain injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, third-degree burns and nerve
damage, he was introduced to the unlikeliest of saviors: a horse named Fredand.
Dir. David Conley, 28 min, USA, Narrative
Orson and Janice, two twenty-somethings with muscular dystrophy, go on an Internet date.
Dir. Samara Hersch, 6 min, Australia, Narrative
A mockumentary in which a supermarket manager saves the business when he discovers his
employees with disabilities have super powers.