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Wampler's Ascent

Jacques Spitzer

Runtime77 min

Poster

Steve Wampler, who has cerebral palsy, must do 20,000 pull-ups to climb the famous El
Capitan Mountain in Yosemite. In 2002, Steve founded a camp for kids with disabilities, and
his climb will be a testament that they can do anything they set their minds to.

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sports, cerebral palsy, family, love, inspirational

Wandering Eyes

Ofir Trainin

Runtime55 min

Poster

Gabriel Belhassan is the next big thing in the rock music world, former Orthodox
Jew and recently diagnosed manic depressive. Upon being released from a
psychiatric facility, he begins work on a solo album, but urban solitude, disturbed
sleep, and a myriad of daily pressures refuse to let him be.

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music, mental health,

War Eagle, Arkansas

Robert Milazzo

Runtime90 min

Poster

The story of friendship between Enoch Cass, a star pitcher with a debilitating
stutter, and Samuel 'Wheels' Macon, his best friend with cerebral palsy. The
story finds these two at the crossroads of childhood and independence. Will
Enoch decide to pursue his own interests or remain shackled to his hometown
and its people?

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sports, speech disability, cerebral palsy, friendship, coming-of-age

Warrior Champions

Craig Renaud, Brent Renaud

Runtime80 min

Poster

Four Iraq War veterans turn the nightmares of war into Olympic dreams. After
losing limbs and suffering paralysis fighting for their country in Iraq, they have set
out to do what many thought impossible? but will they make the cut?

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veterans, physical disability, mental health, sports, inspirational

Welcome to The Last Bookstore

Chad Howitt

Runtime11 minutes

Poster

A day in the life of a bookstore owner—a father, husband, small business owner, and paraplegic—showing the store’s magnetic appeal to the community.

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paraplegic, family

White Balance

Dorit Hakim

Runtime45 min

Poster

Twelve-year-old Itamar has a deep passion for ice skating. However, he is slowly
losing his hearing, and therefore his balance, forcing him away from his dream.
Itamar refuses to accept his doctor's orders and his parents' wish that he stay
away from the ice rink. Natalie, his new partner, who is a wild and disobedient
girl, decides to help him. Together they struggle and grow within a complicated
world of adolescence.

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sports, deaf/hearing impaired

White Noise

Sarah Tracton

Runtime6 min

Poster

Filmmaker Sarah Tracton gives a totally fresh take on what it means to hear, to listen, when
she uses her own hearing loss as a catalyst to visually explore the texture of sound. White
Sound is recreated in the 'mind's ear.'

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experiential, deaf/hearing impaired, artist,

Willowbrook

Ross Cohen

Runtime16 min

Poster

1964. A young doctor discovers his institution is conducting experiments on children with
disabilities.

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historical, drama, informative, developmental disabilities

Wretches & Jabberers

Gerardine Wurzburg

Runtime90 min

Poster

Two men with autism_an accomplished artist and an activist_embark on a global
quest to change attitudes about autism and intelligence. Tracy Thresher and
Larry Bissonnette travel to Sri Lanka, Japan and Finland, dissecting, challenging,
and reshaping public conceptions along the way.

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autism, community impact, artist, activist, inspirational