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Freedom Machines
Freedom Machines, a PBS Special, dramatically explores the concept of "disability" through the intimate stories of adults and children who are using modern technologies to change their lives. The film asks: if people have access to the tools that can…
Sins Invalid: An Unshamed Claim to Beauty
"There is no right or wrong body of a conscious revolutionary mind." Sins Invalid witnesses a performance project that incubates and celebrates artists with disabilities, centralizing artists of color and queer and gender-variant artists. Since 2006, its performances have explored…
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The Key of G - Disability, Caregiving and Interdependence
The Key of G is an award-winning documentary about disability, caregiving and interdependence. The Key of G 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…
Mimi and Dona - An Aging Mother Cares for her Disabled Daughter
What happens when love runs out of time? For 92-year-old Mimi, who has spent much of her life caring for 64-year-old Dona, her daughter with an intellectual disability, it means facing the inevitable -- the likelihood that she will not…
Read Me Differently: A Family’s Journey with Dyslexia, ADHD, and Learning Differences
A shock of recognition in social work school leads award-winning filmmaker Sarah Entine to explore how undiagnosed dyslexia and ADHD have impacted three generations in her family, starting with her own struggles. With surprising candor, vulnerability and even a touch…
RAMPED UP - The Pitfalls of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act - signed into law in 1990 - was referred to as the Emancipation Proclamation for Americans with disabilities. But because the government mostly lacks the power to ensure the law is followed, people with disabilities…
Deaf Jam
Deaf Jam is the story of deaf teen Aneta Brodski's bold journey into the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing…
Body & Soul: Diana & Kathy
Buoyed by their profound friendship, two women with disabilities defy all odds to live independently in their own house. A rare look at a crises in an unusual relationship between two women with disabilities. The story moves beyond disability and…
Who Am I To Stop It - Transformation After Brain Injury
A documentary film on isolation, art, and transformation after brain injury made by a filmmaker with disabilities from brain injury. It follows three artists as they navigate social isolation, stigma, and rebuilding their identities. They practice the arts to re-connect…
Making Noise in Silence
Making Noise in Silence explores the richness and complexities of Deaf culture from the perspective of two Korean high school students who attend the California School for the Deaf, Fremont. Born and raised in South Korea, Jeongin Mun and Min…
Blind Faith - A Story of Blindness, Trust, & Family
This documentary follows the stirring personal journey, both intimate and universal, of a man coming to terms with his disability and struggling with the roles of father, husband, and successful entrepreneur, breaking through the myths of blindness and broadening our…
Stand Tall (Kū Kanaka) - A Native Hawaiian Leader
This documentary profiles the late Kanalu Young whose dive into shallow water at age 15 left him quadriplegic. Angry and defiant, he begins to change when he discovers an untold story of Hawaiian history which fires him up to become…
Touch the Light - Three Cuban Women Fight for Independence
In Havana, Cuba an up-and-coming singer searches for confidence, a young woman in love longs for motherhood and a veteran of the Revolution comes to terms with the death of her husband. Three women, united by blindness and a desire…
Wheelchair Diaries: One Step Up - An Exploration of the Lack of Handicapped Accessibility in Europe
Reid Davenport's breakout film that explores the lack of accessibility in Europe. It is an award-winning documentary that has been shown coast-to-coast and internationally. The film has been featured in the Washington Post, NPR and USA Today. When Reid Davenport…
A Cerebral Game - A Filmmaker with Cerebral Palsy & His Love of Baseball
Baseball was so much more than a game for Reid Davenport when he was growing up. It was about belonging and being a teammate, despite having cerebral palsy. While Reid didn't play, he relished talking about his beloved New York…
Twitch and Shout: Coping with Tourette's Syndrome
Twitch and Shout provides an intimate journey into the startling world of Tourette Syndrome (TS) told through the eyes of a photojournalist with TS. An emotionally absorbing, sometimes unsettling, and ultimately uplifting film about people who must contend with a…
Twisted
Your brain is a station with millions of channels. One faulty signal and you can't control your body anymore. The problem is, no one knows which channel. And for people with dystonia, the search for the right signal puts them…
The Gillian Film
The Gillian Film is a moving portrait of an exceptional young woman who works at a local veterinary clinic, rides horses, takes dance classes, and is developmentally disabled. The film shares the difficulties and joys of both raising and being…